Two Outsiders Seek Seats on Dartmouth’s Board of Trustees

February 5, 2005

Hanover -- Two Dartmouth alumni have launched petition drives to become candidates for seats on the college's board of trustees, saying they want to bolster undergraduate education and freedom of speech at the Ivy League school.

One also wants Dartmouth to end what he calls a "war against the fraternities and sororities."

And both would-be candidates&mdash-a tenured law professor and a former White House speechwriter for President Reagan—also mention on their Web sites a much-debated letter from Dartmouth Dean of Admissions Karl Furstenberg criticizing the "culture" around collegiate football...

Schools: Dartmouth College