Tuck announces layoffs due to budget deficit

September 29, 2020 2:05am

As the College continues to rid revenue losses, budget cuts and hits to various programs due to the financial fallout of COVID-19, the Tuck School of Business announced on Sept. 15 that it had laid off 18 staff members. Meanwhile, the Thayer School of Engineering has announced that it is not planning any layoffs, and other divisions at the College have not yet made final decisions about job reductions.



As case count remains low, COVID-19 dashboard monitors pandemic on campus

September 29, 2020 2:00am

While Dartmouth’s reopening has so far gone smoothly with only six cumulative cases since July 1, the College has identified certain key benchmarks for when it may need to reevaluate its reopening plan. Since its debut ahead of students’ return to campus this fall, the COVID-19 reporting dashboard has allowed the Dartmouth community to follow relevant testing, quarantine and isolation data. 



Recycling in all residence halls temporarily suspended

September 25, 2020 2:15am

Quarantine and regular testing aren’t the only ways in which COVID-19 has disrupted campus operations. In an effort to reduce contamination, recycling has been suspended indefinitely in residence halls on campus, according to Facilities, Operations and Management associate vice president Frank Roberts.


Student Advisory Board gives guidance on campus issues, COVID-19 decisions

September 24, 2020 2:00am

As Dartmouth makes dramatic adjustments to student life due to COVID-19, the Dean of the College Student Advisory Board has met regularly with Dean of the College Kathryn Lively, seeking to bring student perspectives to the decision-making table. In the two months since its creation, the board has provided input on issues such as how to bring students back to campus safely and methods to promote adherence to COVID-19 regulations.

Dartmouth’s reopening plan requires that students be tested upon arrival, and on days three and seven of its mandated two-week quarantine period. 


Students in quarantine after social gathering, Phi Delt suspended

September 12, 2020 5:22pm

Twenty-three students at the Tuck School of Business have been placed in quarantine after Dartmouth Safety and Security officers were called in to stop a social gathering on Sept. 4. Meanwhile, Phi Delta Alpha fraternity has been temporarily suspended following possible health violations in an incident at its house on Sept. 5.

The Dartmouth talked with Dean of the College Kathryn Lively about College policies for the fall, student communities and local wildlife.

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Q&A with Dean of the College Kathryn Lively

September 11, 2020 2:40am

Dean of the College Kathryn Lively has been the face of College communications to students about academic plans for the fall and other pandemic-related policies. She is known in part among students as the administrator whose campus emails have compared the flow of time to “cold maple syrup” and imparted the memorable words of wisdom “Kathryn … she is your experience.” Lively is also the administrator most connected to student life, meeting regularly with a number of student-run and student-oriented organizations. The Dartmouth sat down with Lively to discuss College policies for the fall, student communities and local wildlife. 

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