"I believe that the greatest possession of the College has been and still is the spirit of Eleazar Wheelock in so far as it has been transmitted through his successors."
- William Jewett Tucker, on the appointment of
Ernest Fox Nichols as 10th president of Dartmouth College
Since its founding in 1769, Dartmouth has had 17 presidents, a distinguished line known as the "Wheelock Succession." Its members include:
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