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Leadership: New Overseer, Reappointed Dean

Christine Bucklin
Photograph courtesy of Christine Bucklin

Christine Burnley Bucklin ’84, a Dartmouth Trustee from 2001 to 2010, has been elected to Thayer School’s Board of Overseers. An independent consultant, Bucklin has served as Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategic Planning for Sun Microsystems, Chief Operating Officer at Internet Brands Inc., and as a consultant and partner with McKinsey & Company. She earned her A.B. in mathematics summa cum laude and her M.B.A. from Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Dean Joseph Helble
Photograph by John Sherman

Joseph J. Helble has been reappointed to a third four-year term as Dean of Thayer School. During the first eight years of his leadership, Thayer established research focuses in Engineering in Medicine, Energy Technologies, and Complex Systems, initiated the nation’s first Ph.D. Innovation Program [see "Engineering Entrepreneurs"], launched three international engineering exchange programs for students, increased the faculty from 34 to 55, taught record numbers of undergraduate and graduate students, and doubled the number of patent applications among faculty and students.

Categories: The Great Hall, Leadership

Tags: complex systems, energy, engineering in medicine, innovation program, leadership, patent

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