Dartmouth Names Michigan Provost as Its President (The New York Times)

The New York Times reports that Philip J. Hanlon ’77 will be Dartmouth’s new president, taking office on July 1, 2013. Hanlon, a mathematician and provost of the University of Michigan, tells the Times that he’s “particularly excited to be leading Dartmouth in a period when I believe higher education is going to change in important ways.”

“I’ve certainly been asked to enter other searches,” Hanlon tells the newspaper, “but this is the only one I was interested in. It’s important to me because of the impact the college has had on my own life, coming from a small town in the Adirondack Mountains.”

Read the full story, published 11/29/12 in The New York Times.