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Our alumni are leaders in every field, every art, every discipline, every industry.

Alumni Past and Present

The long, proud line of alumni doesn’t just include Daniel Webster (class of 1801, orator and statesman), Robert Frost (class of 1896, Poet Laureate), Ernest Everett Just (class of 1907, pioneer in cellular biology), and Theodor Geisel (class of 1925, Dr. Seuss).

170 Dartmouth graduates have served in Congress, including Senators Kirsten Gillibrand '88, John Hoeven '79, and Rob Portman '78 today.

Our alumni run some of the country’s leading companies, including Jeffrey Immelt '78 at General Electric, Sally McCoy '82 at CamelBak, and John Replogle '88 at Seventh Generation.

Dartmouth Impact Over Time

Even Our Fictional Alumni Are Movers & Shakers

Meredith Grey (Grey’s Anatomy), Bella and Edward (Twilight series), Pete Campbell (Mad Men), and Stephen Colbert (when he’s on-camera).     

Image of Theodor-Geisel aka Dr Seuss reading a book

Theodor Geisel '25 a.k.a. Dr Seuss

Sen. Gillibrand

New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Class of 1988

Image of Annette Gordon-Reed '81, winner of McArthur Genius Award

Annette Gordon-Reed '81: MacArthur "Genius Award" Winner