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Schedule of Events

2021

June 11

2021 Investiture Ceremony

Welcome

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.

 


Remarks to the Graduating Class

Roger FergusonRoger W. Ferguson, Jr

Immediate Past President and Chief Executive Officer, TIAA

Roger Ferguson, Jr. is the former President and CEO of TIAA and the former Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of the U.S. Federal Reserve System. Ferguson retired from TIAA this spring, having led the Fortune 100 financial-services organization for 13 years. As former Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of the U.S. Federal Reserve System, he represented the Federal Reserve on several international policy groups and served on key Federal Reserve System committees, including Payment System Oversight, Reserve Bank Operations, and Supervision and Regulation. Prior to joining TIAA in April 2008, he was head of financial services for Swiss Re, Chairman of Swiss Re America Holding Corporation, and a member of the company’s executive committee. From 1984 to 1997, Ferguson was an Associate and Partner at McKinsey & Company. He holds a B.A., J.D., and a Ph.D. in economics, all from Harvard University, and he first began his career as an attorney.
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Reading of the Class Names

Joe Hall
Senior Associate Dean for Teaching and Learning

Sally Jaeger
Associate Dean, MBA Program

 


Presentation of the Tuck Distinguished Achievement Medal

Matthew J. Slaughter

 


Recognition of Tuck Scholars and Award Recipients

Joe Hall

Sally Jaeger

 


Remarks to the Class

Teo Gonzalez T21Teo Gonzalez Collazo T'21

Class President

Teo Gonzalez is a Consortium Fellow, a Tuck Admissions Associate, a Venture Capital Fellow through the Center for Private Equity & Venture Capital, and President of the Student Board. He attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he majored in Health Policy and Management. Prior to Tuck, he was a Management Consultant at Accenture. Teo enjoys playing soccer, learning about venture capital and emerging markets, and assisting with Tuck’s recruitment/yield efforts.

 


Class of 2021 Student Speaker

Sarah Blatt T'21Sarah Elizabeth Blatt T'21

Sarah graduated from the United States Military Academy in 2007 and commissioned into the Army as a military intelligence officer. She served six years on active duty service in support of aviation units based out of Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Sarah deployed multiple times including five trips to Afghanistan as a task force member of the Army’s Special Operations Aviation Regiment. In 2013, she transitioned from active duty and moved to California to begin a career in the wine world while continuing to serve in the Army Reserves in strategic intelligence units. In 2019, Sarah decided to pursue a full-time MBA at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. After graduation she will join the McKinsey & Company Boston office. Sarah lives in White River Junction, VT with her husband, Mike, and daughter, Grace. Together they enjoy cooking, movie-quotes, mountains & rivers.

 


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

Robert G. Hansen
Norman W. Martin 1925 Professor of Business Administration