Community Conversations

Dartmouth community members will be able to ask questions and get updates about the institution's priorities, decisions, and operation during the COVID-19 pandemic from Provost Joseph Helble in a live weekly broadcast, every Wednesday at 3:30 p.m.

There will be no broadcast June 10, as Dartmouth prepares to celebrate the graduates in the Class of 2020; Community Conversations will resume June 17.

Community Conversations Schedule

Upcoming Conversations: 

Video from Past Conversations:

  • June 3, 2020: Provost Joseph Helble discussed operational issues related to upcoming decisions in June and to fall term operations.
  • May 27, 2020: President Philip J. Hanlon '77 and Board of Trustees Chair Laurel Richie '81 were Provost Joseph Helble's guests.
  • May 20, 2020: Provost Joseph Helble spoke with Dean Madden, vice provost for research, Margie Ackerman, professor of engineering, and David Leib, professor of microbiology and immunology. 
  • May 13, 2020: The return of student belongings was among the topics discussed in this Community Conversations broadcast, as Provost Joseph Helble spoke with Dean of the College Kathryn Lively and Vice President for Institutional Projects Josh Keniston
  • May 6, 2020: Guests invited were history professor Cecilia Gaposchkin, Petra Bonfert-Taylor, a professor of engineering, and John Lynch, former N.H. governor and a clinical professor at Tuck
  • April 29, 2020: Guests invited were Lisa Adams and Josh Keniston, co-chairs of the COVID-19 task force