Ivy League Education

As the first CIO of Dartmouth College, David Russ is learning to deal with the unique pressures of managing the endowment of a small school with big ambitions.

Dartmouth College CIO David Russ has always had a fascination with numbers. Ask him about growing up in Marin County, California, and he will tell you about the 308 steps down to the lighthouse at Point Reyes National Seashore park, where he used to bike as a teenager, or the ten Nike missiles that would rise out of the ground at a 10:00 a.m.

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