Norman E. "Sandy" McCulloch Jr. '50

Chair Emeritus, Board of Visitors

Sandy McCulloch ’50 is Chair Emeritus of the Dickey Center Board of Visitors. After graduating from Dartmouth, he joined Microfibres, Inc., a textile fabrics manufacturer founded by his father in 1926. He has since served as a director of numerous organizations including Fleet National Bank, Narragansett Capital Corporation, Mt. Attitash Lift Corporation (chair) and Edgehill-Newport, Inc., an alcohol rehabilitation center. McCulloch chaired the Rhode Island Foundation, one of the nation's largest community foundations with assets in excess of $500 million. His service to Dartmouth has been extensive: as a member and then President of the Alumni Council, as Chair of the 1973-74 Dartmouth Alumni Fund, and as National Chair of the five-year "Campaign for Dartmouth" from 1977 to 1982. A member of the Dartmouth Board of Trustees for 13 years, he served as its Chair from 1986 to 1988. McCulloch was a founding father of the John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding at Dartmouth and has served as Chair of its Board of Visitors since inception in 1982. In 1998, he and his wife Dorothy (Dotty) endowed the James O. Freedman Presidential Professorship at Dartmouth. The McCullochs have also endowed a chair and found the new McCulloch Program for Global Initiatives at Mount Holyoke College. In 1992, they established the McAdams Charitable Foundation in support of public primary and secondary education. In 1983, Sandy McCulloch received an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Johnson & Wales University, and in 2000, an honorary Doctorate of Laws from Dartmouth.

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