Campus politics

Joe Malchow draws our attention to the important lecture on university governance by Second Circuit Judge Jose Cabranes. (Judge Cabranes is married to my Dartmouth classmate, former Dartmouth trustee and Yale Law School Professor Kate Stith-Cabranes, whose comments we have previously noted here in connection with Dartmouth and other matters.)
The New York Sun provides an editorial salute to Judge Cabranes’s lecture. As Joe notes, Judge Cabranes’s “point that trustees need to become more activist supervisors is unmistakably relevant at Dartmouth.” Joe quotes this passage from the Sun editorial:

If trustees


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