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We’re the Sexual Assault School
Let’s hope that Phil knows more about PR than I do because at this point it looks like the College is leading with its chin on the subject of sexual assault. The administration continues its media blitz on the issue, and I can already hear the campus tour guides: “At Dartmouth we are proud of our small classes, close student contact with professors, and our best-in-the-nation sexual assault programs.”
NPR listeners were treated yesterday to a 46-minute show on the subject — Tom Ashbrook’s On Point broadcast — and lo and behold, there was only one representative of an institution of higher learning on the panel: the College’s senior associate dean for student academic support services and campus life Inge-Lise Ameer. NPR’s website featured a picture of Dartmouth Hall, just to hammer home the point. Have a listen here.
Our senior associate dean for student academic support services and campus life begins participating in the program at 30:00.
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…