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The Office of Institutional Diversity & Equity (IDE) creates partnerships with offices and individuals across the institution to provide resources that promote access, respect, and community for all.

  • We are Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action: Processes and Policies
  • We are Disability Resources: Access and Accommodation
  • We are Research & Planning: Information and Analysis
  • We are Training & Educational Programs: Excellence and Leadership
  • We are Support: Collaboration and Resources
  • We are Consultation: Assessing and Strategizing
  • We are Outreach Projects & Programming: Community Building & Awareness

Upcoming EventsIDE talks bubble

IDE Talks: Wednesday 2/27 from 12-1 PM. Rockefeller Class of 1930 Room 
Join us for lunch & conversation as Marvin Burns & Sofia Lackiram share key learnings and takeaways from the NASPA Institute for Aspiring Vice Presidents for Student Affairs and the NASPA Ubuntu Institute and Annual Conference.

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Maura Cullen at Dartmouth: March 6, 2019 Maura Cullen headshot
Dr. Maura Cullen, diversity trainer and author of 35 Dumb Things Well-Intended People Say: Surprising Things We Say That Widen the Diversity Gap, will be on campus March 6th offering two workshops to Dartmouth faculty, staff, and students.

  • 9-10:30 AM Workshop: Dumb Things Well-Intended People Say: 10 Skills to Increase Your Diversity Competence
  • 3-4:30 PM Workshop: Some of My Best Friends are White... (*As of 2/14/19, this event is full. Please email to be added to the waitlist.)

Full workshop descriptions & registration info available here. Pre-registration is required for each event. 


Implicit Bias in the Work Environment
Evelynn M. Ellis, Vice President of Institutional Diversity & Equity, will conduct professional development sessions on implicit bias in the work environment. The training will be interactive, have guided discussions, and will explore how our bias may impact our daily interactions and search processes.

Dartmouth College 2019 Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Franchesca Ramsey headshot

Learn more about Dartmouth's month-long celebration of Dr. King.

Join us on MLK Day, January 21, for our keynote performance with comedian, activist, and writer Franchesca Ramsey. 



IDE Summit 2018: Poverty & Equity

This past October, IDE hosted the second annual IDE Summit, a series of workshops that equip and empower faculty, staff, and community members with the knowledge and skills to drive success by leveraging the power of inclusivity. This year focused on poverty and equity, and featured Dartmouth faculty and staff, Equity Solutions VT, local non-profit leaders, and keynote speaker Dr. Jessica Santos. 

IDE Launches Dartmouth Helping HandsCOVER home repair project on deck
"Dartmouth Helping Hands" is a new IDE community initiative where employees can use their "Volunteer Time Off" with a United Way Agency. The program seeks to further enrich Dartmouth's outreach with the local Upper Valley community. Half-day projects are typically scheduled once each term. IDE organizes projects with local non-profits and provides transportation and a meal.

This past fall, a group of Dartmouth employees spent the day volunteering with COVER Home Repair, a nonprofit based in White River Junction whose mission is to foster hope and build community in the Upper Valley by bringing together homeowners and volunteers to complete urgently needed home repairs for low-income homeowners, many of whom are elderly and/or disabled.

I Know a Man...Ashley Bryan Documentary Screening & Conversationashley bryan reading book
Over 80 people joined IDE for the screening of Richard Kane and Robert Shatterly's "I Know a Man ... Ashley Bryan" documentary this past October. The film is about this 93-year-old creative wonder who skips and jumps in his heart like a child. He served in a World War II all-Black battalion and experienced the racism of a separatist Army and the carnage of D-Day. As a result he dedicated his life to creating beauty and joy, spreading love and awe through his art. He's a poet/illustrator of over 50 children's books, makes magical puppets and sea glass windows from found objects inspired by his African heritage. Ashley lives on the remote Cranberry Islands, Maine and has been using art his entire life to celebrate joy, mediate the darkness of war and racism, explore the mysteries of faith, and create loving community.

Inclusive Excellence
Dartmouth launches Inclusive Excellence site. Read more about the initiative here

Last Updated: 2/15/19