James Wright (historian)

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James Edward Wright
16th President of Dartmouth College
Term August 1, 1998 – July 1, 2009
Predecessor James Oliver Freedman
Successor Jim Yong Kim
Born (1939-08-16) August 16, 1939 (age 75)
Madison, Wisconsin
Alma mater Wisconsin State University
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Residence Hanover, New Hampshire
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James Edward Wright (born August 16, 1939[1]) is a historian who serves on the faculty of Dartmouth College, an Ivy League university in Hanover, New Hampshire, from 1969 to present, and was that institution's president from 1998 to 2009. He has 2 grandchildren attending Dartmouth.



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