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Provost to remain at his post

Provost Barry Scherr
Provost Barry Scherr (photo by Joseph Mehling '69)

Recorded July, 2009

Dartmouth President Jim Yong Kim has announced that Barry Scherr will stay at his post as Provost for up to two years. Scherr, who is also the Mandel Family Professor of Russian, has been a member of the Dartmouth faculty since 1974 and provost since 2001. He is Dartmouth’s chief academic officer and has direct responsibility for libraries, computing, the Hopkins Center for the Arts, the Hood Museum of Art, and many of the College’s academic centers and institutes. The Provost also has major responsibility for setting budget priorities, oversees support of the research infrastructure, and coordinates government relations activities.

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