Sestercentennial Planning Committees

Steering Committee

The Dartmouth Sestercentennial Steering Committee is charged with setting the planning principles for the celebration, appointing the members and outlining the charge and timeline for the planning committee, and reviewing the planning committee’s recommendations to finalize a plan of action.

Members of the Dartmouth Sestercentennial Steering Committee

  • Laurel Richie ’81, Trustee
  • Phil Hanlon ’77, President
  • Carolyn Dever, Provost
  • Bob Lasher ’88, Senior Vice President for Advancement
  • Justin Anderson, Vice President for Communications

Planning Committee

The Dartmouth Sestercentennial Planning Committee is appointed by the president and reports to the steering committee. Members of the planning committee will propose goals and objectives for the celebration, including themes or frameworks; seek the community’s suggestions for the best ways in which to recognize and celebrate Dartmouth’s 250th anniversary; recommend a portfolio of events, exhibits, academic initiatives, publications and commemorative items that would help Dartmouth pay tribute to its history; and propose events and/or exhibits to commemorate the bicentennial of the Dartmouth College Case.

Members of the Dartmouth Sestercentennial Planning Committee

  • Martha Beattie ’76, Vice President for Alumni Relations, Advancement Division (Co-Chair)
  • Don Pease, Geisel Third Century Professor in the Humanities, Professor of English (Co-Chair)
  • Richard Atkins, Acting Director, Web Services, Information Technology Services
  • Juliette Bianco, Interim Director, Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth
  • Susan Boutwell, Director of Editorial Services, Office of Communications
  • Katherine Burke, Associate Dean of Student Affairs, Office of the Provost
  • Sara Campbell, Assistant Director, Conferences & Events, Advancement Division
  • Peter Carini, College Archivist, Dartmouth College Library
  • Andrew Davidson, Vice President for Development, Advancement Division
  • Heather Drinan, Associate Director, Office of the Provost
  • Margaret Funnell, Assistant Dean of Faculty for Undergraduate Research, Dean of Faculty Office
  • Marcia Kelly, Secretary to the Board of Trustees, Advancement Division
  • E.J. Kiefer, Executive Director, Conferences & Events, Advancement Division
  • Joshua Kol ’93, Director of Student Performance Programs, Hopkins Center for the Arts at Dartmouth
  • Susan Lee, Campus Services
  • Laura Sgrecci, Assistant Athletic Director for Marketing, Athletics & Recreation
  • Leslie Jennings Rowley ’96, Alumni representative
  • Yolanda Sanchez, Associate Professor of Pharmacology & Toxicology, Geisel School of Medicine
  • Mimi Simpson, Tuck ’89, Executive Director, Office of the President
  • School of Graduate and Advanced Studies (TBD, 2017)
  • Tuck School of Business representative (TBD, 2017)
  • Thayer School of Engineering representative (TBD, 2017)
  • Undergraduate Student representative (TBD, 2017)
  • Graduate Student representative (TBD, 2017)