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Statement on Academic Excellence

The following statement was adopted unanimously by the Board of Trustees during its Sept. 7 through 9 meeting.

The Board of Trustees has been in intense debate over the governance of the College. However, there is no debate-nor has there ever been one-on these facts:

  • At Dartmouth, teaching and research are synergistic. Dartmouth needs both to achieve its goals.
  • The Board affirms the strength of the Dartmouth faculty and recognizes the need to recruit the best scholar-teachers.
  • Dartmouth is committed to maintaining the best learning environment for students and faculty.
  • An integral part of the overall strength of Dartmouth is the quality of Dartmouth's professional schools, graduate programs, and the opportunity for collaboration across the campus.

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Last Updated: 5/30/08