Hamilton College Alumni Challenge Official Candidates for Board of Trustees

July 29, 2005

Hamilton College alumni received a ballot in the mail last week for the first contested election in 30 years for slots on the upstate New York institution's Board of Trustees.

The rules of the election have drawn criticism from a group of alumni and two national organizations involved in academic-freedom issues. The groups argue that the college is trying to stifle the campaigns of four alumni who successfully petitioned to appear on the ballot alongside three candidates who were nominated by the college's Alumni Council...

Schools: Dartmouth College University of Colorado at Boulder Hamilton College