Renegades Shake Up Trustee Elections
March 10, 2006
At Dartmouth and Hamilton Colleges, petitions by insurgent candidates signal a new front in the culture wars
by Paul Fain
The Chronicle of Higher Education
At both institutions, former students waged feisty campaigns for the designated alumni seats on the colleges' governing boards, which are normally allotted to alumni-association leaders or other vetted nominees. The outsider candidates drew the support of conservative bloggers and pundits around the nation, who praised them as insurgents against higher education's status quo. ...