Campus Confidential

Healthy Steps
Following a workplace conduct investigation, Elliott Fisher, a health policy expert and professor of medicine, was removed as director of the Dartmouth Institute. Another institute administrator, Adam Keller, resigned.

Green Pride
The theme for the 13th annual celebration of LGBTQIA+ Pride in April was “Different Strides, One Pride” and kicked off with a queer prom.

No One Yelled “Lock Her Up”
“This generation doesn’t miss a beat,” Hillary Clinton tweeted of Dartmouth students following a May appearance at Spaulding Auditorium.

Eternal Flame
In late July a memorial service will be held for former outdoor programs director Andy Harvard ’71, who died earlier this year. 

Just Rewards
The Saint-Gaudens Memorial recognized Baker Library with a medal for its efforts in conserving the papers of artist Augustus Saint-Gaudens, a late-19th-century Beaux-Arts sculptor.

First Lady
Lynn Lobban, a female exchange student who pledged a campus fraternity in 1968 and lived to write about it (DAM, Sept/Oct 2014), visited in May and spoke to an English class.

Moving On
Senior associate dean of student affairs Liz Agosto ’01 departed in June to become dean of students at Amherst College.

Not Moving On
Several students were still living in Sigma Alpha Epsilon’s house during the spring term, according to Hanover officials. De-recognized in 2015 for alcohol-related hazing violations, the house isn’t an approved student residence. 

New Tune
The class of 1977 has commissioned a new song about the College. “Lone Pine Prayer,” composed by Will Raymer ’09, was performed by the Dartmouth Decibelles and Aires at the start of May’s Alumni Council meeting.

All You Can Eat!
Coming this fall: A new, unlimited swipes meal plan for students, which could shorten long lines at the Class of ’53 Commons.

Milestone
The Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy celebrated its 35th anniversary in May with a conference on leadership.

Go Figure
The Big Bang Theory featured a prime number theory equation by math professor emeritus Carl Pomerance. His work about the unique qualities of the number 73 appeared in the background on the TV sitcom.

Urban Wilderness
Freshmen have a new option for first-year trips in September with a program titled “Explore the Upper Valley” that will include, among other stops, a visit to a Vermont antique market.

Rare Sighting
Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar ’88 came to campus May 3-4 and met with students interested in health careers.

C’mon, Man
One of Hanover’s hotels advertised an $809 nightly rate for Commencement weekend. A three-night minimum was required.

Portfolio

Alumni Books
New titles from Dartmouth writers (July/August 2019)
Justice for All
A world of equals is the goal of fundraiser Evelyn Chen ’01.
The Natural

Professor Ross Virginia is as cozy in an African desert as he is in the Antarctic—where there’s even a swatch of icy terrain named after him.

Dennis A. Dinan ’61
On editing DAM in turbulent times

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