Skip to main content

Vox of Dartmouth, the College's newspaper for faculty and staff, ceased publication in February 2010. For current Dartmouth news and events, see:

· Dartmouth Now
· Periodicals
· Events Calendar


  • Save & Share:
  • Bookmark on
  • Submit to Digg!
  • Share on Facebook
  • Bookmark on Google
  • Post to MySpace
  • Share with Reddit
  • Share with StumbleUpon
  • Email & Print:
  • E-mail this
  • Print this


The 10th Earl of Dartmouth recently visited the College, which was named in 1769 for his ancestor William Legge, the second Earl of Dartmouth (1731–1801). While in Hanover, William Dartmouth (the name he uses apart from his title) attended and spoke briefly at one of the College's Webster Senior Dinners (shown above with seniors Annie Rittgers, left, and Aimee Moon), and viewed the College's portrait of the second Earl of Dartmouth by Pompeo Batoni at the Hood Museum of Art. For more about the visit, including video, click here. (Photo by Joseph Mehling ’69)

Questions or comments about this article? We welcome your feedback.

Last Updated: 4/22/09