Philip J. Hanlon ’77, PhD, Is Named 18th President of Dartmouth
"Philip J. Hanlon ’77, the provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at the University of Michigan, will become the 18th President of Dartmouth College on July 1, 2013. He will be the 10th Dartmouth alumnus to serve as its president and the first since the 1981 to 1987 tenure of David T. McLaughlin ’54, Tuck ’55. 'Today, more than ever, higher education must produce citizen leaders with the creativity, entrepreneurial spirit, cultural awareness, and flexibility to make a difference in today’s world. Dartmouth has taken great strides toward meeting this goal through its strategic planning process,'" says Dr. Hanlon.