Taylor Malmsheimer



Unexpected Places

But when I sat down to write this column, I found myself thinking about places that have defined my time here. I first recalled a moment during my initial visit to campus. My dad and I were listening to our tour guide, and I remember imagining myself lounging on the Green, FoCo cookie in hand, after a morning in the biology class that my tour guide described.


Alumnus charged with assault following Parkhurst disturbance

David Vincelette ’84, 57, was arrested by Hanover Police Monday afternoon after causing a disturbance in the reception area of College President Phil Hanlon’s office and assaulting Safety and Security director Harry Kinne, Hanover Police chief Frank Moran said. After his arrival, Parkhurst Hall was locked down, College media relations officer Shea Drefs said in an emailed statement.


Themed party sparks anger, discussion

Madison Pauly / The Dartmouth Staff A Bloods and Crips-themed party hosted by Alpha Delta fraternity on July 26 led multiple students to file bias incident reports with the College.

Dartmouth sees slight drop in donations

Dartmouth raised $163.8 million during the 2013 fiscal year, $7.7 million less than last year's record-breaking $171.5 million. With contributions from 44.5 percent of alumni, the Dartmouth College Fund raised $51.9 million, breaking last year's record of $47 million. The 2013 total, which exceeded the five-year average of $155.4 million, includes annual gifts from alumni, parents and friends of the College and its three professional schools, and restricted gifts to the endowment. Setting a new record, the Dartmouth College Fund raised $4.5 million through the Parents and Grandparents Fund.

Department of Education launches Title IX probe against College

The Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights has initiated a compliance review of the College for Title IX violations, Bloomberg first reported yesterday. The investigation, which was not initiated by a complaint, relates to sexual harassment grievance procedures, the College's response to sexual harassment claims and the designation and notice of a Title IX coordinator, Department of Education press officer Jane Glickman said in a statement. The investigation began in May and the College was informed on May 28.

Mills to serve as executive vice president and CFO

Richard Mills, executive dean for administration at Harvard Medical School, was named Dartmouth's new executive vice president and chief financial officer, President Philip Hanlon said in an email to campus Tuesday afternoon. Mills will succeed vice president for finance Mike Wagner, who served as interim chief financial officer after Steve Kadish moved to Northeastern University last year.Mills will assume his role next month. As the College's third-highest administrator, Mills will work with Hanlon and the provost, a position currently filled by vice provost Martin Wybourne, to create the annual operating budget, which currently exceeds $950 million. At Harvard, where he has worked since 2005, Mills managed administrative operations and previously served as the associate dean for planning and facilities and dean for operations and business. Thayer School of Engineering dean Joseph Helble chaired the five-person committee that oversaw the national search. "Rick demonstrates a deep understanding of higher education and the importance of the interconnectedness of Dartmouth's schools and divisions to advancing Dartmouth's mission," Helble said in a statement. Hanlon said Mills' professional experience will allow him to effectively fulfill his role. "I will rely on his insightful analysis and experienced counsel as Dartmouth strengthens its position as a leader during a time of great change in higher education," he said in a statement. Before entering higher education, Mills worked as a litigation attorney, the department director and senior staff Counsel for the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority and principal of a strategic consulting firm. Mills attended Hamilton College and received a law degree from Boston University.


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