Director of admissions Paul Sunde said that Dartmouth uses a variety of methods to engage with promising applicants.


Admissions director asserts College does not market unfairly

November 18, 2019 11:14pm

Dartmouth and other elite colleges and universities across the country hope to admit top students. But according to a Nov. 5 Wall Street Journal article, some of these institutions will market themselves to weaker applicants as part of the numbers game of acceptance rates in college admissions. 

Members of Dartmouth's ROTC held a formal flag drill and retreat ceremony on Veterans Day.


Dartmouth celebrates Veterans Day amid changes in support mechanisms

November 18, 2019 10:07pm

Last week, Dartmouth hosted a number of events in recognition of Veterans Day, including a birthday ball for the United States Marine Corps, a remembrance breakfast, a panel on the history of Dartmouth’s veterans, a formal Drill and Retreat ceremony and a presentation by Association of the U.S. Army CEO General Carter Ham. These celebrations come after changes to Dartmouth’s recruitment and support of veterans — namely, the discontinuation of the College’s partnership with the Posse Foundation.


Bill Weld returns for second event at Dartmouth

November 18, 2019 9:35pm

Last Wednesday, former Massachusetts governor Bill Weld, who is challenging President Donald Trump for the Republican Party’s 2020 presidential nomination, returned to Dartmouth for an event sponsored by the Rockefeller Center for Public Policy called “The Future of the American Presidency.”

College President Phil Hanlon sat down with The Dartmouth to discuss the recently announced Dartmouth Budget Project.


Budget project to explore spending and revenue, Hanlon says

November 14, 2019 10:42pm

College President Phil Hanlon announced plans for a “Dartmouth Budget Project” on Nov. 4 at a meeting of the general faculty. The project, designed to take a deeper look into the College’s current spending and possible revenue opportunities, is intended to help prepare the College as it faces new costs.



Q&A with Joanne Needham

November 14, 2019 10:37pm

Joanne Needham, program officer for public programs and special events for the Rockefeller Center for Public Policy, is retiring next month after a long career in a variety of fields.

The College's Call to Lead capital campaign has a fundraising goal of $3 billion.


College's capital campaign nears 75 percent of $3 billion goal

November 12, 2019 11:53am

In an email statement to The Dartmouth, senior vice president of advancement Robert Lasher ’88 wrote he is “confident” that the College will achieve the $3 billion goal, and that while the campaign has already accomplished much, the final $1 billion raised may be the most crucial.