Richard G. Mills, JD, became the EVP at Dartmouth in September 2013. He is responsible for the management and coordination of the administrative operations of the institution including financial, facility, human resources and other administrative operations. In this capacity, Rick will ensure Dartmouth’s administrative resources are allocated appropriately throughout the institution and administrative services are delivered in an efficient and effective manner. He reports directly to the President and works closely with the Provost and Deans to plan and manage Dartmouth’s strategic initiatives in a number of areas. As such, he has responsibility for the coordination of all administrative and business matters with the academic, research, and administrative missions and programs of Dartmouth and for promoting communication between and among administrative and academic units in support of Dartmouth priorities and initiatives.
Prior to coming to Dartmouth, Rick held the position of Executive Dean atHarvard Medical School where he was the senior administrative officer with oversight of finance, facilities, human resources, IT, communications and external affairs and other business operations. Before joining Harvard Medical School Rick was the principal of a strategic consulting firm, he worked as a department director and as senior staff Counsel at the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority, and was a litigation attorney at the Boston firm of Posternak, Blankstein & Lund.
Rick received his BA from Hamilton College and JD from Boston University.