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The President's Plan

Moving Dartmouth Forward

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Moving Dartmouth Forward

A Call for Change

On January 29, 2015, President Phil Hanlon '77 presented the final Moving Dartmouth Forward Plan. In his report, President Hanlon outlines a vision of a Dartmouth that lives up to its enormous potential, and he challenges every member of the Dartmouth community to help achieve that vision.

Transforming the Student Experience

The Moving Dartmouth Forward Plan includes a number of measures, some of which are already under way, to put Dartmouth at the forefront in creating higher expectations of college students while strengthening Dartmouth's longstanding commitment to leadership in teaching and learning.

The final plan and many supporting resources are available through the links below.

  • President Hanlon's full plan, which drew from input from many members of the Dartmouth community.
  • President Hanlon's speech to the Dartmouth community announcing the plan.
  • Questions and answers about how the plan affects members of the Dartmouth community and how it will be implemented.
  • A timeline of steps along the way to the final plan.
  • A story from Dartmouth Now about the announcement.
  • Coverage of the speech and reactions from the audience in Dartmouth Now.
  • A round-up of media coverage of the announcement.
  • The final report from the steering committee convened by President Hanlon to solicit input from the Dartmouth community, conduct research, and issue recommendations for curbing high-risk and harmful behavior. The report includes an extensive bibliography of resources used by the committee in making its recommendations.
  • Members of the Dartmouth community are invited to apply to join one of several working groups and committees, and faculty are invited to apply to become inaugural house professors. Learn more about these opportunities and find out how to apply.

Last Updated: 2/6/15