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; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies - SASC
Shiella Cervantes, Assistant Dean and Advisor to Pan-Asian Students - CGSE
Kari Cooke, Assistant Dean and Advisor to Black Students - SASC
Michelle Hector, Assistant Dean and Advisor for Sexuality, Women, and Gender - CGSE
Rodrigo Ramirez, Assistant Dean and Advisor to Latino Students - CGSE
Steve Silver, Director of International Student Programs - SASC
Sebastian Muñoz-Medina, Program Coordinator for Gender & Sexual Diversity and Multicultural Education - CGSE
Renata Baptista, Program Coordinator for Community and Leadership Development - CGSE
Rachel Edens, Program Coordinator for Academic Engagement and Success - SASC
Minnie Slater, Administrative Assistant - SASC
Karen Tucker, Office Manager - CGSE
The Office of Pluralism and Leadership is based in two locations on the main Dartmouth campus: the Student Academic Services Center (SASC) and the Center for Gender and Student Engagement (CGSE).
The SASC is located at Carson Suite 125 @ Baker-Berry Library
The CGSE is located at 6 Choate Rd, nestled in the Choates Cluster.
Last Updated: 7/8/15