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Connie E, editorial columnist
Connie E, editorial columnist

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How worldly is the World Bank?

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Students split on World Bank president at commencement

Students split on World Bank president at commencement

Since Northeastern announced Jim Yong Kim, World Bank president, as this year’s commencement speaker last month, students and faculty have chimed in on the selection – some highly supportive of the choice, and others decidedly less so.

by × March 28, 2013 × 1 comment

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Jim Yong Kim, president of the World Bank, to speak at 2013 commencement

Jim Yong Kim, president of the World Bank, to speak at 2013 commencement

Jim Yong Kim, president of the World Bank and former president of Dartmouth College, will deliver the keynote address this May at the university’s 111th commencement ceremony, Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun announced via Twitter on Tuesday evening.
Kim, a co-founder of Partners in Health and a former director of the HIV/AIDS Department at the World Health Organization, became president of the World Bank on July 1, 2012 after President Barack Obama nominated him to the post. Kim is the 12th president of the World Bank Group.

by × February 19, 2013 × 413 comments