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The Tucker Center

6154 South Fairbanks Hall
Hanover, NH 03755
Phone: (603) 646-3780
Email: Tucker.Center@dartmouth.edu

The Tucker Center

The William Jewett Tucker Center inspires and supports responsible leadership in students, faculty, and staff. Our programs offer opportunities to cultivate a sense of meaning and purpose through spiritual, ethical, and moral exploration and engagement. More than 20 percent of Dartmouth's undergraduate students take part in our programs.

Rabbi Daveen Litwin Named Tucker Center Dean and Chaplain

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"I am committed to creating portals of entry to engage in spiritual
exploration, reflection, and celebration in a caring, inclusive
environment that promotes dignity and mutual respect for differing
perspectives," says Rabbi Daveen Litwin. (Photo courtesy of Daveen
Litwin)

Rabbi Daveen Litwin has been named the inaugural dean and chaplain of the William Jewett Tucker Center for Spiritual Life, Vice Provost for Student Affairs Inge-Lise Ameer announced Tuesday.

Read the full Dartmouth Now article.

 

Multifaith & Religious Diversity

We encourage multi-faith learning and engagement through our Multi-faith Initiative. We look to build relationships through the exploration of the variety of religious faith, honoring common ground and shared concerns while not shying away from real and significant difference.

We also support more than two dozen diverse religious groups that provide opportunities for students to grow spiritually.

 

2016 Baccalaureate Service

Saturday, June 11th at 3:00 PM at Rollins Chapel

Keynote speaker: Simran Jeet Singh: Professor, Activist, Public Intellectual, and MarathonerLeah Daughtry

Simran Jeet Singh is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Religion at Trinity University. He is the Senior Religion Fellow for the Sikh Coalition and is responsible for educating the broader American Public about the Sikh faith and traditions. Simran is also a Truman National Security Fellow and a Handa Fellow for Interreligious Communication.

Simran's academic expertise focuses on the formations of religious communities and literatures in early modern South Asia. His graduate training focused on the history of religions in South Asia, and he has taught courses at Columbia University and Trinity University on Buddhist, Hindu, Islamic, and Sikh traditions. Simran's recent scholarship and public engagement examines xenophobia, racial profiling and hate violence in post 9/11 America.

Simran is a prolific writer who has contributed over 50 opinion pieces to news outlets like The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Guardian. He has become a consistent expert for reporters and news outlets across the word, and he speaks regularly on civil rights, religion, hate violence, diversity, and inclusion. His thoughtful leadership also extends to the White House and Pentagon, where he has given keynote addresses on behalf of the Sikh community.

Born and raised in San Antonio, Texas, Simran is a diehard Spurs fan and avid marathon runner. He currently lives between San Antonio and Manhattan, New York - where his wife, Dr. Gunisha Kaur, teaches and works as an anesthesiologist at Cornell Medical College.

Simran is fluent in multiple languages, and holds a PhD from Columbia University, a graduate degree from Harvard University, and an Undergraduate degree from Trinity University.

 

The Tucker Center in Virtual Reality

Dartmouth College has created a virtual campus tour. Now you can explore the Tucker Center and Rollins Chapel online!

Check out the tour:  Experience the Tucker Center and Rollins Chapel

 

2016-2017 Student Employment at Tucker

The Tucker Center is looking for students to fill the following positions for the 2016-2017 academic year:

Student Director for PR and Communications

Student Director for the Tucker Center

Student Director for Major Events

Tucker Assistant for Multi-Faith Conversations

Tucker Assistant - Fall Winter Spring

Tucker Assistant - Summer 2016

Click below for the 2016-2017 student employment application:

Student Employment Application

Return application materials to tucker.center@dartmouth.edu

 
Be not content with the commonplace of character any more than the commonplace in ambition or intellectual attainment. Do not expect you will make any lasting or very strong impression on the world through intellectual power without the use of an equal amount of character and heart of William Jewett Tucker, ninth president of the College

 

Last Updated: 5/3/16