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Mosley Goes Hawaii
I think I know who Charlotte Johnson’s special pet is: Dr. Tiffany Mosley, an Assistant Dean and member of the Office of Black Student Advising. The other day, we reported how Mosley (pictured immediately below) and another OPAL staff member had flown to Ghana to console the family of a Dartmouth undergrad whose brother had drowned in the Connecticut. Well, it seems that Mosley was on the road again recently in the service of the College, this time to travel to Hawaii for a conference put on by the American Counseling Association that took place from March 27-30 (it is not clear whether Mosley attended the Pre-Conference Learning Institutes on March 26 - March 27):
Mosley gave up being in Hanover during the snow storms, and the College gave up many thousands of dollars. Way to go, Charlotte!
It seems that Mosley gets to go on all the fun trips, whether she is needed or not. Last November she went on a four-day-long visit to Spelman and Morehouse Colleges, traveling with Paul Buckley, assistant dean of undergraduate students, and a Fellow at Dartmouth’s cutting edge Gender Research Institute. The idea was to ensure a solid connection for the exchange program between the two historically black schools and the College (this program is not an FSP; no Dartmouth faculty are involved). While it makes sense for Buckley to go on the trip — he is one of the deans in charge of academic advising — why did Mosley go? Why send two administrators such a distance, especially when Mosley is not an academic dean?
August 14, 2013
Breaking: Of Crips and Bloods and Memories of Ghetto Parties
History repeats itself, first as tragedy and then as farce, or sometimes it just repeats itself. From the New York Times on November 30, 1998: At Dartmouth College, white students at a ”ghetto party” dressed…
June 25, 2013
Dean of the College Charlotte Johnson’s War on Students Part (2/2)
Part 1, Part 2 Today’s post again recounts the events that befell the Freshman. However, the content of the Hanover Police department report reproduced in this space yesterday is supplemented by information from my own…
October 18, 2009
When Love Beckoned in 52nd Street
We were at San Francisco’s BIX last evening, enjoying prosecco, cheese, and a bit of music. A full year of inhabitation in Northern California has unraveled to me no decent venue for proper lounging, but…
October 9, 2009
D Afraid of a Little Competish
So our colleague and Dartblog writer Joe Asch informed me that the D has rejected our cunning advertising campaign. Uh-oh. The Dartmouth is widely known as a breeding ground for instant New York Times successes,…
September 4, 2009
How Regents Should Reign
As Dartmouth alumni proceed through the legal hoops necessary to defuse a Board-packing plan—which put in unhappy desuetude an historic 1891 Agreement between alumni and the College guaranteeing a half-democratically-elected Board of Trustees—it strikes one…
August 29, 2009
Election Reform Study Committee
If you are an alum of the College on the Hill, you may have received a number of e-mails of late beseeching your input for a new arm of the College’s Alumni Control Apparatus called…