James Wright (historian)

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James Edward Wright
16th President of
Dartmouth College
In office
August 1, 1998 – July 1, 2009
Preceded by James Oliver Freedman
Succeeded by Jim Yong Kim
Personal details
Born (1939-08-16) August 16, 1939 (age 75)
Madison, Wisconsin
Residence Hanover, New Hampshire
Alma mater Wisconsin State University
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Website dartmouth.edu

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 3 grandchildren attending Dartmouth.



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