Moving Dartmouth Forward


Dartmouth Releases ‘Action Plan for Inclusive Excellence’

May 27, 2016

The College has issued a far-reaching plan to increase diversity and inclusion in the Dartmouth community.

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Final Diversity and Inclusivity Forums Look to the Future

May 25, 2016

The initiatives could bring “profound and lasting change,” says President Hanlon.

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Campus Climate, Diversity, Finances Are Town Hall Topics

May 13, 2016

The results of a campus climate survey show that the majority of respondents across the Dartmouth community feel comfortable. However, some on campus feel the lack of a sense of belonging, said Denise Anthony, vice provost for academic initiatives.

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New Steps in Creating a More Diverse, Inclusive Campus

May 3, 2016

The receipt this week of survey data and committee recommendations about the Dartmouth community will move the work to create a more diverse and inclusive campus to the next phase.

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Students, Faculty, and Staff Named to Diversity Groups

March 8, 2016

The College has announced the members of the three linked working groups that are pursuing the development of a plan for robust and sustained diversity and inclusion across the Dartmouth campus.

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Trustees Prioritize Campus Diversity and Inclusivity

March 6, 2016

Strengthening the diversity and inclusivity of Dartmouth’s community and accelerating academic excellence were the top priorities at the weekend meeting of the Board of Trustees.

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Dartmouth Launches Initiative for Inclusive Excellence

Three working groups will focus on diversity and inclusivity of faculty, students, and staff.

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The Dartmouth Citizenship Pledge

The Community Citizenship Working Group has finalized the text of a new citizenship pledge. A draft of the pledge was posted for comment in May. In accordance with the Working Group’s recommendation, all new students will sign the Citizenship Pledge upon their arrival. The pledge will also be discussed in a variety of student gatherings. The Working Group has now completed its charge.

Professor Rebecca Biron Appointed Dean of the College

Professor Rebecca Biron has been appointed dean of the College, Dartmouth’s senior officer responsible for undergraduate academic life, Provost Carolyn Deverannounced today. Biron’s role will include leadership of the College’s new residential house communities and the professors directing the communities.

Biron is a professor of Spanish and comparative literature whose research and teaching focus on Latin American literary and cultural studies, literary theory, gender studies, and Mexican cultural criticism. As dean, she will provide direction on student inclusivity and diversity issues and strategic planning for admissions and financial aid. She assumes the deanship for a four-year term beginning July 1.

“I’m delighted to take on this official role in the effort to better integrate Dartmouth’s educational mission with student life,” says Biron. “At its best, the intellectual community provided by a residential liberal arts college challenges students to grapple with new ideas and perspectives in order to grow as whole people. I’m excited to find new ways to collaborate with students, faculty, and staff as colleagues in learning both in and beyond the classroom.”

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