Jim Yong Kim

President, 2009-2012

The first physician to serve as Dartmouth's president and the first Asian-American to serve as president of an Ivy League school, Jim Yong Kim came to Dartmouth having distinguished himself as a global health expert, anthropologist, educator, and innovator at Harvard University and the World Health Organization. He revitalized the College's long-held commitment to prepare students for tackling the world's most pressing problems, and brought these Dartmouth values to the international stage when, in July 2012, he took office as the president of the World Bank.

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