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Lilly Endowment Gives $50 Million to Two Indiana Universities

December 14, 2006
The Lilly Endowment Inc., the fifth- largest U.S. foundation, donated $50 million to two Indiana universities for pharmacy research and education.
Article Source: Bloomberg News

Dartmouth College Rallies for Minority Students

November 30, 2006

Dartmouth College has been repeatedly roiled in recent weeks over the way some students are treating the very people the school was founded to help: American Indians. More than 500 students, faculty and administrators rallied in support of the American Indian community on Wednesday, a day after The Dartmouth Review published on its front page a picture of an Indian warrior brandishing a scalp with the headline, "The Natives are Getting Restless!"

Article Source: Associated Press

Dartmouth Apologizes for Indian Incidents

November 27, 2006
Dartmouth College’s president and athletics director issued pre-Thanksgiving apologies for a series of incidents that have angered American Indian students and professors. Following a meeting with Native American leaders, Dartmouth President James Wright sent a letter to the campus expressing concern about “racist and insensitive” behavior that Indian students have experienced. “I apologize on behalf of the college,” he wrote.
Article Source: Inside Higher Ed
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