Dartmouth President calls for end to high-risk, harmful behavior

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Friday, April 18, 2014

Dartmouth’s president tonight called for an end to high-risk and harmful behavior on campus that is hurting students, dividing the community, distracting the College from its core mission, and compromising its vision for the future.

President Phil Hanlon ’77, echoing what Board of Trustees Chair Steve Mandel ’78 wrote to the community in March, said “enough is enough,” and asked the community to come together to move Dartmouth forward.

At a rare presidential summit with dozens of student leaders, as well as faculty, staff, and alumni, President Hanlon laid out a process of reform, critical to the success of his wide-reaching initiative known as Moving Dartmouth Forward. The effort will promote change in every place on campus where social activities take place, including residence halls, greek and affinity houses, and senior societies.

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