Well-Known Dartmouth University Graduates


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Well-Known Dartmouth University Graduates

  1. 1. +Well-Known Dartmouth University GraduatesGraduates including Mindy Kaling, Tim Schaaff, Jenny Farrelly, Dr. Seuss and more.
  2. 2. +Theodor Seuss Geisel (Dr. Seuss) Dr. Seuss is known around the world for hischildrens books, most famously The Cat in theHat, Green Eggs and Ham, and The Lorax. Geisel attended Dartmouth College and graduatedin 1925. He was a member of the Sigma Phi Epsilonfraternity and wrote for the humor magazineDartmouth Jack-O-Lantern and eventually becameeditor-in-chief. While at Dartmouth, he was caught drinking alcoholin his room and was asked to resign from allextracurricular activities. Due to this, he began tosign his work in the humor magazine as“Seuss”, and after college changed it to “Dr. Suess”.
  3. 3. +Jenny Farrelly Jenny Farrelly works as the Vice President of GlobalCommunications at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts. She got her B.A. from Johns Hopkins University,and went on to get her M.B.A. from the Tuck Schoolof Business at Dartmouth. Her focus was in financeand corporate communication. While attending Dartmouth, Jenny Farrelly wroteseveral case studies in her classes. One inparticular analyzed the Digital Communications atDell.
  4. 4. +Mindy Kaling Mindy Kaling is most known for her role asKelly Kapoor on The Office. Many peopledon’t know that she is also a writer andproducer for that show as well. She Now she stars in The Mindy Project,which she developed, produces, and writesfor as well. Mindy graduated from Dartmouth College in2001. During her time there she was part ofan improvisational comedy group called "TheDog Day Players", and a contributing writerfor the Dartmouth Hack-O-Lantern (thecollege humor magazine).
  5. 5. +Tim Schaaff Tim Schaaff is currently the President of SonyNetwork Entertainment. Before taking this job, hewas the Vice President of Apple. At Sony Schaaff handles the development of Sony’sdigital services businesses and infrastructure. Tim Schaaf graduated Dartmouth College in 1982where he majored in Math.
  6. 6. +Rachel Dratch Rachel Dratch is most known for her roles onSaturday Night Live and her small parts in 30Rock. Dratch attended Dartmouth College in 1986,and graduated with a double major inpsychology and drama. She was a a memberof the improvisational comedy group "Saidand Done." After college, Dratch was a member of themainstage cast of the Second City comedytroupe. During this time, she was awardedthe Joseph Jefferson award for Best Actressin a Revue. Here, she worked along side TinaFey, Scott Adsit, and Adam McKay.
  7. 7. +Sylvester (Pat) Weaver Pat Weaver was an American radioadvertising executive, who eventuallybecame the president of NBC. Weaver is most known for creating Today andTonight Starring Steve Allen (which knowfeatures Jay Leno). He graduated from Dartmouth College in1930. There he was a member of Phi BetaKappa.