OPAL advances Dartmouth's commitment to academic success, diversity, inclusion, and wellness by engaging students in identity, community, and leadership development. OPAL provides academic and sociocultural advising, designs and facilitates educational programs, and serves as advocates for all students and communities. OPAL is for all students who want to get the most from their unique Dartmouth experience.
OPAL provides a variety of functions designed to support students' academic success, leadership development, cultural enrichment, and community engagement.
Building student leadership skills through programs, workshops, retreats, and internships.
Supporting the holistic development of students through individual advising, community outreach, and support programs.
Enhancing cross-cultural exchanges by facilitating respectful sharing of information, resources, and experiences.
Delivering campus-wide programs that affirm, celebrate, and raise awareness of the rich cultural diversity of the Dartmouth community.
Reese C. Kelly, Ph.D - Interim Director, Office of Pluralism and Leadership; Director of the Center for Gender and Student Engagement
Kianna Burke - Native American Program Coordinator
Shiella Cervantes - Assistant Dean/Advisor to Pan-Asian Students
Dia Draper - Interim Assistant Dean/Advisor to Black Students
Jeremy Guardiola - Interim Student and Community Program Coordinator
Michelle Hector - Associate Director of the Center for Gender and Student Engagement
Kapi'olani Laronal - Director of the Native American Program
Sebastian Muñoz-Medina - LGBTQIA and Gender & Sexual Diversity Program Coordinator
Rodrigo Ramirez - Assistant Dean/Advisor to Latino Students
Steve Silver - Director of International Student Programs
Karen Tucker - Administrative Assistant for Center for Gender and Student Engagement and Native American Program
Minnie Slater - Administrative Assistant for OPAL
Last Updated: 1/27/15