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July 2021


For a copy of the full report, please write to Office.of.the.Provost@dartmouth.edu

Elizabeth Barlow Named Associate Provost for Institutional Research

Kathryn Lively Announces Resignation as Dean of the College

May 2021

Employees Making Up To $150K to Receive Special Payment

The payment is "one way we can express our gratitude and say thanks," says EVP Rick Mills.

David Kotz '86 to Serve as Interim Provost

The accomplished scholar has served in several senior administrative roles.

Victoria Holt, Former State Department Deputy, to Lead Dickey

New director comes from the Stimson Center, a public policy and diplomacy think tank

April 2021

Executive Summary, Final Investigation Report, April 30, 2021: Dartmouth Faculty Member Not Responsible for Misconduct Allegations 

For a copy of the full report, please write to Office.of.the.Provost@dartmouth.edu

Campus Vaccine Clinics Now Open to Family Members

The deadline to sign up for the May 5 and 6 clinic is April 29.

Community Conversations: Progress Toward Herd Immunity

Provost Heble was joined by the COVID-19 task force co-chairs

Provost Joseph Helble to Become Lehigh University President

Helble begins work at the Bethlehem, Pa., univeristy --his alma mater-- on Aug. 16.

March 2021

Provost: Recent COVID-19 Restrictions Expected to Ease

The adjustment depends on the number of new cases and adherence to guidelines.

Provost Provides Update on COVID-19 Outbreak

Restrictions to indoor spaces are extended at least through Friday, March 5.

February 2021

Community Message: Indoor Gathering Spaces Temporarily Closed

All classes will be taught remotely, due to an increase in student COVID-19 cases.

Plans Announced for Employees' Transition to On-Site Work

Those working remotely will likely begin returning in September.

Community Conversations: Light at the End of the Tunnel?

Provost Joseph Helble expressed cautious optimism about fall 2021.

Paddock and Kresge Libraries to Close

The closures follow changes in lending patterns and use of the libraries.

New Web Portal Offers Easy Access to All Dartmouth Policies

The site has been a year in the making, and currently houses close to 250 policies.

January 2021

Additional COVID-19 Restrictions May Be Needed in Winter Term

Students who decide to stay home will receive room and board refunds, the provost said.

December 2020

Undergraduates' Return to Campus Will Be Delayed

Winter term will begin remotely, with residential students returning in mid-January.

November 2020

Trustees Talk A&S Faculty, Pandemic, Dartmouth Hall Work

Board approves spending $37.5 million to renovate Dartmouth's most iconic building.

Task Force Issues Reminders About Travel, Safety Guidelines

Task force: "Dartmouth strongly discourages personal travel."

October 2020

Provost: Dates Confirmed for Winter Academic Term

The term will begin Jan. 7 for undergraduates and for Guarini and Thayer students.

September 2020

A New Electron Microscope Opens Avenues of Discovery

The new instrument offers ultra-high-res images and 3D reconstructions.

August 2020

Undergraduates Will Be on Campus for Fall Term

Dartmouth confirmed that it will bring half of its undergraduates to campus this fall.

July 2020

Community Conversations: An Updated Budget Picture

The provost and guests discussed closing budget gaps and preparing for a safe fall.

Computer Science Research Crowdsources COVID-19 Stories

The project focuses on recovered population to find coronavirus trends.

June 2020

Dartmouth Announces Plans for the Coming Academic Year

Approximately half of the undergraduate student body will return to campus for each term.

Community Conversations: Preparing for the Academic Year

Community Conversations: Preparing for the Academic Year

Community Conversations: Salaries Extended Through July 31

Provost Joseph Helble's weekly broadcast featured Rick Mills and Lisa Adams.

May 2020

Christianne Hardy Named Interim Head of the Dickey Center

Director Daniel Benjamin is departing to become president of the American Academy in Berlin.

Hanlon and Richie Join This Week's Community Conversation

Provost Helble's weekly broadcast featured the president and the trustee chair.

Community Conversations: Rebooting Research, Phase One

Provost Joseph Helble and guests discuss how labs will start to reopen May 26.

Community Conversations: Returning Student Belongings

Provost Helble spoke with Dean Kathryn Lively and VP Josh Keniston.

Jon Kull '88 Is Reappointed Guarini Dean

Kull, the Rodgers Professor of Chemistry, will serve another four-year term

President and Provost Discuss the Possibilities for Fall Term

Planning and decision-making are underway, the president and provost told the community.

April 2020

Provost Helble Hosts First of Community Conversations

"Dartmouth will be open this fall," said Provost Joseph Helble.

Dartmouth to Launch Weekly Community Conversations

Provost Joseph Helble will take questions live from the audience.

Provost: Summer Classes Will Continue Remotely

In addition, athletic camps and other on-campus residential programs have been canceled.

Institutional Diversity and Equity's Evelynn Ellis to Retire

The vice president of Institutional Diversity and Equity steps down July 1.

Dartmouth Labs Put COVID-19 Research on the Fast Track

A coalition of scientists are working around the clock to improve testing and develop new therapies.

March 2020

Provost: Undergraduate Summer Off-Campus Programs Suspended

Provost Joseph Helble provided an update on community transmission of COVID-19.

Provost: Spring Term Grades Will Be Credit/No Credit

The provost also addressed the swim test and physical ed credits for graduating seniors.

'Let's Stand Together': Town Hall on Dartmouth's COVID-19 Response

President Hanlon and Provost Helble answered community questions on Wednesday.

Provost: All Spring Term Classes to Be Conducted Remotely

The provost's message included other changes in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Graduate Student Tests Positive for COVID-19

The student is one of three who were being tested for the coronavirus.

Hanlon and Helble to Host Virtual Town Hall Meeting

The meeting will take place Wednesday, March 18, at 3 p.m.

Eric Fossum Named Edwin H. Land Medal Recipient

The Optical Society and Society for Imaging Science and Technology honor solid-state image sensor device physicist

New Taskforce, Website to Share COVID-19 Updates with Community

Daily updates will offer faculty, students, and staff information about the coronavirus.

January 2020

Mellon Grant To Advance Cross-Institutional Collaboration

The grant will enhance Dartmouth's commitment to interdisciplinary research and teaching.


Three Dartmouth Students Receive Schwarzman Scholarships

A record three Dartmouth students - two alumni and one undergraduate - have been named 2021 Schwarzman Scholars.

An Update on the Campus Culture and Climate Initiative

Since January, C3I has been laying the groundwork for change.

Professor Tor Wager and the Neurophysiology of Pain

The newest member of the academic clusters studies connections between mind and body.

Dartmouth Hosts a Summit on the Future of the Northern Forest

Moosilauke conference looks at climate change's effect on ecology, economy, and society.

DartHub Now Lets Students Select Chosen Names and Pronouns

"As a community, Dartmouth recognizes that it is important for students to be known by the names they choose," says Provost Joseph Helble.

Professor Kathryn Lively Named Dean of the College

The sociologist and house professor of South House has been serving as interim dean.


Joseph Helble on Dartmouth, Running, and Becoming Provost

After more than 13 years as Thayer School dean, Helble readies for provost role

At Town Hall, Kotz Reflects on Year as Provost; Welcomes Helble

" I have deep feelings about this institution and want to make it better", Kotz said.

Consultative Process Leads to Hovey Mural Move

Moving them to an off-campus site is "the right thing to do," says President Hanlon.

Mathematics Professor Scott Pauls Named Director of DCAL

Pauls succeeds Professor Lisa Baldez, who has guided the pedagogical resource center since 2014

Joseph Helble Named Dartmouth's New Provost

Thayer School of Engineering Dean Joseph Helble has been appointed Dartmouth's next provost by President Phil Hanlon '77.

Kathryn Lively Named Interim Dean of the College

Kathryn Lively, a professor of sociology and the inaugural house professor of the South House residential community, will serve a one-year appointment as interim dean of the College starting July 1.

Science Strategy

At the end of 2016, a Working Group of faculty drawn from across the sciences presented a report that summarized the state of scientific research and education at Dartmouth, and made a series of specific recommendations. Interim Provost David Kotz recently shared the report and a summary of progress made over the past year.

Dartmouth Press Faculty Study Group

The University Press of New England (UPNE) will shut down by the end of the calendar year 2018, ending the publishing consortium that has for the last two years been run by Dartmouth College and Brandeis University.

Immigration Updates

An immigration working group, comprised of representatives from across campus, was formed in light of the changing federal policies regarding immigration. For information on immigration-related matters, please visit the OVIS immigration updates page.