The Dartmouth College Board of Trustees has elected alum Philip Hanlon as the school's new president.
Hanlon, 57, is currently provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at the University of Michigan, where he is also the Donald J. Lewis Professor of Mathematics. Hanlon, a 1977 Dartmouth graduate, will be the college's 18th president.
Hanlon will take office on July 1. He succeeds Jim Yong Kim, who left the college in April to serve as president of the World Bank.
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Nashua Democrat Rep.-elect Stacie Laughton has decided to step down.
Laughton announced her decision to resign Thursday, though the question remains whether her criminal history disqualified her from serving office.
Earlier this week, news reports surfaced that she had been convicted of a felony. But she remained undecided about whether to resign. Laughton said Republicans calling for her resignation were not a factor in her decision.
A New Hampshire couple suspected of beating and burning the woman's 3-year-old son are to be arraigned in Florida after being arrested at a theme-park.
Police took 23-year-old Jessica Linscott and her boyfriend, 27-year-old Roland Dow, into custody last night at Universal Studios, two weeks after they went on the run. They're being arraigned on fugitive from justice charges today.
A Jaffrey company cited by federal regulators for workplace safety violations after a series of explosions and fires has agreed to pay a $100,000 fine and to take significant steps to prevent future problems.
President Barack Obama has declared a major disaster exists in New Hampshire following Superstorm Sandy.
On Wednesday, the president ordered federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts in areas affected by the storm from October 26 to November 8. The declaration covers the counties of Belknap, Carroll, Coos, Grafton and Sullivan.
Gov. John Lynch submitted the request for a disaster declaration on Nov. 15.
Proposition 37, or the “California Right to Know Genetically Engineered Food Act,” defeated by a narrow margin this past Election Day, called on food makers to label foods containing genetically modified ingredients on their packages -- and to not label such foods as “natural.”
North Country residents like their woods, their recreation and the sense of community that comes from knowing their neighbors.
But they’ve got a lot of worries ranging from the Northern Pass to excessive development and even over-reliance on the internet, according to a series of hearings conducted by the North Country Council, a regional planning group.
Higher Education officials and Business leaders gathered for a forum today on how to increase the number of New Hampshire STEM graduates – that’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. But while it was Community Colleges and Universities talking about the issue today, the lack of interest in STEM is a problem at every level of the American education system.