Mindy Kaling - Dartmouth
2001, Theater Major
College Claims to Fame: Badly Drawn Girl
comic strip, Dog Day Players (improv troupe)
If you're a fan of The Mindy Project
, you may have noted that Mindy Kaling's character is a Princeton alumna. But Kaling's undergraduate degree reveals a difference Ivy League allegiance (and a different name - Kaling is short for Chokalingam).
As a senior at Dartmouth, Kaling was selected to share her college experience with six other graduating women. The school paper's consensus
? Kaling showed "a wonderful sense of humor."
(Rachel Dratch is a fellow Darmouth alumna.)