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2020 Investiture Ceremony


Matthew J. SlaughterMatthew J. Slaughter

The Paul Danos Dean of the Tuck School; The Earl C. Daum 1924 Professor of International Business

Matthew J. Slaughter is the Paul Danos Dean of the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, where in addition he is the Earl C. Daum 1924 Professor of International Business. He is also a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research; a member of the academic advisory board of the International Tax Policy Forum; and an academic advisor to the McKinsey Global Institute. Read more.

Keynote Address

Noreen DoyleNoreen Doyle T'74

Chair of the Board of Newmont Mining Corporation

Noreen Doyle T'74 has served as a member of Newmont Mining Corporation’s Board since 2005, as well as on the boards of several other companies, including 12 years as board chair of Credit Suisse.  In 2015, she became the first woman to chair the British Banker’s Association.

In her executive career, Noreen was First Vice President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development from 2001 to 2005.  Prior to that, she was bank-wide Head of Risk Management and established its syndication business.  Before joining the EBRD in 1992, Noreen had a distinguished tenure at Bankers Trust Company (now Deutsche Bank), specializing in natural resources and leveraged finance.

She is a member of the Board of Governors of St Mary’s University in Twickenham, London, and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.  We at Tuck have benefitted from Noreen’s wisdom and counsel through her past service on both our Board of Advisors and our EMEA Council.  In addition to earning her MBA from Tuck, Noreen also holds a bachelor of arts from the College of Mount Saint Vincent.


Recognition of Tuck Scholars and Award Recipients

Joseph M. Hall
Senior Associate Dean for Teaching and Learning

Sally Jaeger
Associate Dean, MBA Program


Remarks and Introduction of the Class Speaker

Caroline Wells T20Caroline Wells T'20

Class President

Caroline Wells is an MBA candidate at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, where she is the Student Body President, a Center for Business, Government, and Society Fellow, and a Tuck Admissions Associate. Over the summer, Caroline worked at Google on the Trust and Safety, Global Product Policy team where she developed a strategy to combat harmful health misinformation in Google Search.

Prior to Tuck, Caroline worked as a consultant in Deloitte’s Global Public Sector practice, where she delivered strategy and analytics solutions to the U.S. State Department and Department of Defense. After Tuck, she will be returning to Deloitte as a Senior Consultant in the firm’s commercial practice. Some of her key Tuck encounters include exploring the political economy of Vietnam on her GIX, co-founding a direct-to-consumer party supply venture through eFYP, running a 200-mile “Ragnar” race with a team of 12 Tuckies, and living on Hopson Road surrounded by the Norwich Tuck crew.

Originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Caroline earned bachelors’ degrees in Foreign Affairs and French from the University of Virginia.


Class of 2020 Student Speaker

Christopher Waltham T20Christopher Waltham T'20

Christopher (Chris) Waltham was born and raised in Perth, Australia. Chris graduated from Trinity College High School at age 16 and was a four-year letter winner in Field Hockey and Cricket. Chris left Australia in 2003 for West Africa and worked in Bamako, Mali as an Engineer for West African Drilling Services, a subsidiary of Texas-based Layne Christensen Company.

After 3 years in West Africa, Chris moved to the U.S. and attended Bowdoin College and the University of Southern Maine, where he graduated in 2011 magna cum laude with a double major in Political Science and Economics. During college, Chris worked as a Systems Engineer at Bowdoin, and was an assistant coach for the Bowdoin varsity Field Hockey team where he helped the team win three NESCAC conference championships and three NCAA national championships. Prior to Tuck, Chris was a Systems Engineer for NetApp in Boston.

While at Tuck, Chris interned in the Boston office of EY-Parthenon’s Software Strategy Group, and also completed a Fall internship at Deus Ex Machina Motorcycles in Milan, Italy. Chris is an avid Tripod hockey player, a member of the Male Allyship program, and a fellow in the Center for Digital Strategies. After Tuck, Chris will be returning to Boston to work as a General Manager at Takeoff Technologies.

Chris is married to T’19 Katie Donovan. In his spare time Chris enjoys reading, road & mountain biking, and motorcycle racing.

Reading from a Letter by Mr. Edward Tuck to President William Jewett Tucker

Matthew S. Slaughter
The Paul Danos Dean of the Tuck School