Obama Nominates Dartmouth President To Head World Bank

Law360, New York (March 23, 2012, 1:54 PM EDT) -- President Barack Obama said Friday he would nominate Dartmouth College president and global health expert Jim Yong Kim to be the next president of the World Bank.

“Jim has spent more than two decades working to improve conditions in developing countries around the world,” Obama said. “The World Bank is one of the most powerful tools we have to reduce poverty and raise standards of living around the globe, and Jim’s personal experience and years of service make him an ideal candidate for this job.”...
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