Dartmouth College

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Dartmouth College is a private Ivy League research university in Hanover, New Hampshire, United States.wikipedia
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Dartmouth College is a private Ivy League research university in Hanover, New Hampshire, United States.
The eight members are Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Harvard University, the University of Pennsylvania, Princeton University, and Yale University.

Hanover, New Hampshire

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Dartmouth College is a private Ivy League research university in Hanover, New Hampshire, United States.
Dartmouth College and the US Army Corps of Engineers Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory are located in Hanover.

Eleazar Wheelock

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Established in 1769 by Eleazar Wheelock, it is the ninth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States and one of the nine colonial colleges chartered before the American Revolution.
Eleazar Wheelock (April 22, 1711 – April 24, 1779) was an American Congregational minister, orator, and educator in Lebanon, Connecticut, for 35 years before founding Dartmouth College in New Hampshire.

Thayer School of Engineering

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Dartmouth comprises five constituent schools: the original undergraduate college, the Geisel School of Medicine, the Thayer School of Engineering, the Tuck School of Business, and the Guarini School of Graduate and Advanced Studies.
Thayer School of Engineering offers graduate and undergraduate education in engineering sciences at Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, United States.

Tuck School of Business

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Dartmouth comprises five constituent schools: the original undergraduate college, the Geisel School of Medicine, the Thayer School of Engineering, the Tuck School of Business, and the Guarini School of Graduate and Advanced Studies.
The Tuck School of Business (also known as Tuck, and formally known as the Amos Tuck School of Administration and Finance) is the graduate business school of Dartmouth College, an Ivy League research university in Hanover, New Hampshire.

Campus of Dartmouth College

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Situated on a terrace above the Connecticut River, Dartmouth's 269-acre main campus is in the rural Upper Valley region of New England.
Dartmouth College is located in the rural town of Hanover in the Upper Valley of the Connecticut River in the New England state of New Hampshire.

Dartmouth College Greek organizations

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Dartmouth is known for its undergraduate focus, strong Greek culture, and wide array of enduring campus traditions.
Dartmouth College is host to many Greek organizations, and a significant percentage of the undergraduate student body is active in Greek life.

List of Dartmouth College alumni

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In its history, the university has produced many prominent alumni, including 170 members of the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives, 24 U.S. governors, 10 billionaire alumni, 10 U.S. Cabinet secretaries, 3 Nobel Prize laureates, 2 U.S. Supreme Court justices, and a U.S. vice president.
This list of alumni of Dartmouth College includes alumni and current students of Dartmouth College and its graduate schools.

Dartmouth College traditions

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Dartmouth is known for its undergraduate focus, strong Greek culture, and wide array of enduring campus traditions.
The traditions of Dartmouth College, an American Ivy League college in Hanover, New Hampshire, are deeply entrenched in the student life of the institution and are well known nationally.

Hopkins Center for the Arts

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The university also has affiliations with the Dartmouth–Hitchcock Medical Center, the Rockefeller Institute for Public Policy, and the Hopkins Center for the Arts.
Hopkins Center for the Arts at Dartmouth College is located at 2 East Wheelock Street in Hanover, New Hampshire.

Colonial colleges

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Established in 1769 by Eleazar Wheelock, it is the ninth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States and one of the nine colonial colleges chartered before the American Revolution.
Seven of the nine colonial colleges are part of the Ivy League athletic conference: Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Columbia, University of Pennsylvania (Penn), Brown, and Dartmouth.

University of New Hampshire

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The new college was moved to Durham, New Hampshire, in 1891, and later became known as the University of New Hampshire.
It was founded and incorporated in 1866 as a land grant college in Hanover in connection with Dartmouth College.

William Legge, 2nd Earl of Dartmouth

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The head of the trust was a Methodist named William Legge, 2nd Earl of Dartmouth.
William Legge 2nd Earl of Dartmouth PC, FRS (20 June 1731 – 15 July 1801), styled as Viscount Lewisham from 1732 to 1750, was a British statesman who is most remembered for his part in the government before and during the American Revolution, and as the namesake of Dartmouth College.

William Jewett Tucker

Under President William Jewett Tucker (1893–1909), Dartmouth underwent a major revitalization of facilities, faculty, and the student body, following large endowments such as the $10,000 given by Dartmouth alumnus and law professor John Ordronaux.
The Rev. William Jewett Tucker (July 13, 1839 – September 29, 1926) served as the 9th President of Dartmouth College in New Hampshire, United States, from 1893 to 1909.

John Sloan Dickey

John Sloan Dickey, serving as president from 1945 until 1970, strongly emphasized the liberal arts, particularly public policy and international relations.
Dickey served as the 12th President of Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, from 1945 to 1970, and helped revitalize the Ivy League institution.

Ernest Martin Hopkins

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Presidents Ernest Fox Nichols (1909–16) and Ernest Martin Hopkins (1916–45) continued Tucker's trend of modernization, further improving campus facilities and introducing selective admissions in the 1920s.
Ernest Martin Hopkins (November 6, 1877 – August 13, 1964) served as the 11th President of Dartmouth College from 1916 to 1945.

John Phillips (educator)

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The first major donation to the school was given by Dr. John Phillips in 1762, who would go on to found Phillips Exeter Academy.
He was a major donor to Dartmouth College, where he served as a trustee.

Dartmouth University

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An institution called Dartmouth University occupied the college buildings and began operating in Hanover in 1817, though the college continued teaching classes in rented rooms nearby.
It was the result of a thwarted attempt by the state legislature to make Dartmouth College, a private college, into a public university.

Board of Trustees of Dartmouth College

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Since the election of a number of petition-nominated trustees to the Board of Trustees starting in 2004, the role of alumni in Dartmouth governance has been the subject of ongoing conflict.
The Board of Trustees of Dartmouth College is the governing body of Dartmouth College, an Ivy League university located in Hanover, New Hampshire, United States.

Dartmouth College v. Woodward

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In 1819, Dartmouth College was the subject of the historic Dartmouth College case, which challenged New Hampshire's 1816 attempt to amend the college' charter to make the school a public university.
The case arose when the president of Dartmouth College was deposed by its trustees, leading to the New Hampshire legislature attempting to force the college to become a public institution and thereby place the ability to appoint trustees in the hands of the governor of New Hampshire.

Ernest Fox Nichols

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Presidents Ernest Fox Nichols (1909–16) and Ernest Martin Hopkins (1916–45) continued Tucker's trend of modernization, further improving campus facilities and introducing selective admissions in the 1920s.
He served as the 10th President of Dartmouth College.

Daniel Webster

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Daniel Webster, an alumnus of the class of 1801, presented the College's case to the Supreme Court, which found the amendment of Dartmouth's charter to be an illegal impairment of a contract by the state and reversed New Hampshire's takeover of the college.
After studying the classics and other subjects for several months under a clergyman, Webster was admitted to Dartmouth College in 1797.

James Wright (historian)

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President James Wright announced his retirement in February 2008 and was replaced by Harvard University professor and physician Jim Yong Kim on July 1, 2009.
James Wright is President Emeritus and Eleazar Wheelock Professor of History Emeritus at Dartmouth College.

Jim Yong Kim

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President James Wright announced his retirement in February 2008 and was replaced by Harvard University professor and physician Jim Yong Kim on July 1, 2009.
A global health leader, he was formerly the chair of the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and a co-founder and executive director of Partners In Health before serving as the President of Dartmouth College from 2009 to 2012, becoming the first Asian American president of an Ivy League institution.

V-12 Navy College Training Program

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During World War II, Dartmouth was one of 131 colleges and universities nationally that took part in the V-12 Navy College Training Program which offered students a path to a navy commission.