Dartmouth College is committed to an environment where all Dartmouth community members are encouraged to report any suspected violations of law or Dartmouth policy without fear of retaliation.
Dartmouth has contracted with an independent third party (EthicsPoint) to serve as the point of intake for receving complaints and concerns. This service supplements existing offices on campus that help register such concerns, including such issues as academic and research misconduct, child abuse, financial misconduct, sexual assault or abuse, or confidentiality concerns.
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Disclosure Policy: Members of the Dartmouth community may review a hard copy list of publicly traded securities registered in Dartmouth College’s name by visiting the Office of Investments between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Members of the Dartmouth community include students, faculty, administrators, and alumni.
Abstention Policy: Dartmouth College owns shares in hundreds of corporations which are publicly traded. It is anticipated that well over 300 shareholder initiated social issues area proxy resolutions will be filed in 2005. When a shareholder declines to exercise its right to vote its proxy resolutions, the shareholder’s vote with respect to that resolution is automatically counted in support of management. ACIR cannot review and make recommendations on every single proxy resolution that it receives due to the constraints of time and resources. ACIR believes that its existence means that the College wishes to take a position on proxy issues and that the Committee’s inability to provide specific advice with regard to a proxy resolution should not be construed as a vote in favor or against the resolution. Therefore, ACIR recommends that the College vote to abstain on every social issues area proxy resolution that it does not specifically address and make a voting recommendation upon.
This Abstention Policy was adopted on February 1, 2005 by ACIR.
Last Updated: 8/27/08