President Emeritus James Wright Reflects on His Tenure

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The first-generation college student was committed to expanding educational access.

Jim Wright

(Video by Chris Johnson)

President Emeritus James E. Wright, who died Monday at 83, talked in this October 2021 video interview in his Hanover office with Dartmouth News about the importance of diversity and his frequent interactions with students.

He regularly advised students to “seek out those from different backgrounds and different experiences.”

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