President Hanlon announced in a message to the Dartmouth community that he will be stepping down as president of Dartmouth in June of 2023 following a historic, 10-year term. “It has been an honor of a lifetime to serve Dartmouth,” he said. Read more.
Dartmouth trustees approved the expenditure of $7.5 million to complete designs for the renovation and expansion of the Hopkins Center for the Arts. The $88 million project will create flexible venues, expand the center by 17,000 square feet, and renovate the building to foster the creative aspirations of today’s students and artists and meet audience expectations.
On a special January 12 edition of Community Conversations, President Hanlon announced that Dartmouth is expanding its longstanding need-blind admissions policy to include international students. In doing so, Dartmouth becomes one of only six institutions of U.S. higher education to offer need-blind admissions to all undergraduate applicants while meeting 100% of demonstrated need.
Thanks to a landmark $25 million gift from Dorothy Byrne, long-time supporter of cancer care and research, Dartmouth and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health will establish The Byrne Family Cancer Research Institute at Norris Cotton Cancer Center. President Hanlon says, “Working together, these accomplished scientists, researchers, and physicians will expand the scope of their work to find a cure for cancer and develop the best treatments for those living with the disease."
One of the hallmarks of our small, close-knit community is our capacity to care for one another.