May 26, 2015 by Office of Communications
In honor of her late husband, insurance executive and philanthropist John J. (Jack) Byrne Jr., Dorothy Byrne of Etna, N.H., has committed $20 million to help Dartmouth attract and support the finest math students and professors.
“With this remarkable gift honoring Jack Byrne, a longtime and beloved benefactor of Dartmouth, the College will attract exceptional new scholars who will apply math to important societal issues,” says President Phil Hanlon ’77, himself a mathematician. “The gift’s enrichment grants will draw the very best mathematics students to Dartmouth, and will enable productive faculty-student partnerships in research and learning both inside and outside the classroom.