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Dartmouth Picks U. of Michigan’s Provost as New President

Philip J. Hanlon, the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor’s provost, will be the next president of Dartmouth College, Dartmouth announced on Thursday. Mr. Hanlon, a 1977 Dartmouth graduate and mathematician, studies probability and the branch of mathematics known as combinatorics. He will take office in July, succeeding Jim Yong Kim, who was elected in April to serve as president of the World Bank. Mr. Hanlon joined the Ann Arbor faculty in 1986, became provost in 2010, and still teaches freshman calculus there.

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