Dartmouth’s Historic Choice

by E Wayne Ross on March 3, 2009

Inside Higher Ed: Dartmouth’s historic choice

Dartmouth College on Monday named Jim Yong Kim as its next president. Kim is chair of the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard University, previously led the World Health Organization’s HIV/AIDS program, holds degrees in anthropology and medicine, and has won numerous honors, including the MacArthur “genius” fellowship.