Three students, professor awaiting COVID-19 test results

March 16, 2020 2:04pm

Three students living off-campus have been tested for the novel coronavirus, the College’s COVID-19 task force co-chairs Lisa Adams and Joshua Keniston announced in an email sent to campus this morning. College spokesperson Diana Lawrence told The Dartmouth that one of the students is an undergraduate, and two are graduate students.

“These are unprecedented times for our school,” wrote Tuck School of Business dean Matthew Slaughter in a statement announcing the decision on Wednesday.


Tuck to move first two weeks of spring classes online

March 11, 2020 9:19pm

Tuck School of Business students will be required to take their classes online for the first two weeks of spring term, according to an email sent to campus by College provost Joseph Helble earlier this evening. Dartmouth will make an announcement by Monday as to whether it will take similar action for undergraduate classes.


Ivy League cancels all spring varsity athletic events

March 11, 2020 7:05pm

In response to the growing coronavirus outbreak, the Ivy League announced this afternoon that all athletic practices and competitions for varsity spring sports through the end of the academic year will be canceled. Following that decision, Dartmouth decided that all practices, competitions and spring break travel for club sports will also be canceled for the spring term.  


Dartmouth limits large gatherings on campus and suspends tours

March 10, 2020 9:59pm

Dartmouth has not joined the growing list of U.S. colleges and universities that have suspended in-person classes due to the spread of coronavirus as of Tuesday night. However, in an email sent to campus on Tuesday evening, College provost Joseph Helble instead issued guidance that students — including those with interim housing on campus — leave campus once finished with their finals, practice social distancing and avoid international travel. The email stated that while the interim period will be used to assess the best way to provide “educational continuity,” the College intends to hold spring term classes on campus as of now.