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    Three Black Alumnae Make Dartmouth History

    Monday, September 24, 2018
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As Dartmouth approaches its 250th anniversary, three black alumnae have claimed a significant new place in College history.

Chair of the Board of Trustees Laurel J. Richie ’81, Vice President for Alumni Relations Cheryl Bascomb ’82, and President of the Alumni Council Adrienne “Tee” Lotson ’82 are each the first African-American woman to hold their respective position, and together they bring decades of experience within and outside of higher education to Dartmouth.

Their contributions to Dartmouth and to the alumni experience are already making an impact.

“Dartmouth has long believed that a diversity of perspectives leads to the best outcomes,” says President Philip J. Hanlon ’77, “and having these three powerful voices at the table will be instrumental in helping to shape the future of our institution as an ongoing force for good in the world.”

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