Gov. Howard Dean

Gov. Howard Dean joins the 2010 President's Forum Series at Hobart and William Smith Colleges.

On Thursday, March 25, former governor of Vermont and former chairman of the Democratic National Committee Howard Dean will join the spring 2010 President's Forum Series at 7:30 p.m. at the Smith Opera House.

Dean earned his undergraduate degree from Yale and his medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. In 1986, he was elected lieutenant-governor of Vermont and, in 1991, was elected governor, a post he held until 2003, when he declared his intention to run for U.S. president in 2004. In February 2005, Dean was elected as chairman of the Democratic National Committee, the party's guiding organization. Dean is the founder of Democracy for America, the nation's largest progressive political action community, and is currently serving as a senior adviser for the DFA healthcare campaign.


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