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Bonz, Margaret Huling, 1941-



  • Existence: 1941-


Margaret Huling Bonz was born on August 22, 1941 in Dayton, Tennessee. She completed her undergraduate degree at Emory University, received her master's degree from the University of Maryland and her PhD in counseling from Syracuse University. Bonz came to Dartmouth in 1975 and served as the first fulltime affirmative action officer. She became dean of freshman in 1981. Bonz left Dartmouth in 1987 to become head of the Ethel Walker School.

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Oral history interview with Margaret Huling Bonz

Identifier: DOH-4
Date(s): 2002-10-21 to 2002-10-31
Scope and Contents Margaret H. Bonz, Dartmouth College Dean of Freshmen, and Affirmative Action Officer. Oral history interview documenting her career at Dartmouth College under presidents John Kemeny and David McLaughlin. The interview begins with the state of the affirmative action initiative upon Bonz’s selection as the first full-time affirmative action oficer, as well as her approach to the role, policy changes she enacted, and the challenges she faced. In particular, she covers her work creating the...