Education: Greening of Dartmouth

As Dartmouth began its 203rd year with a convocation in Webster Hall, President John George Kemeny professed himself ready to "risk chaos by moving forward with new ideas." Dartmouth's most striking new idea was already a reality: the college's first 252 coeds. In their honor, Kemeny asked the students to refrain from singing the traditional Men of Dartmouth ("Men of Dartmouth,/ give a rouse, for the college on the hill..."). Instead, they sang a verse of Dartmouth Undying ("Remember/ the splendor and fullness of her days..."). But then from students in the gallery came a touch of chaos, a faint chant...

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