Dartmouth at 250: The Global Summit
Europe | Middle East | Africa

We're bringing the Green to London for an unforgettable weekend of learning, fun, and inspiration as we celebrate Dartmouth's 250th anniversary. Join us for the first-ever gathering of Dartmouth alumni, family, and friends from Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.

London skyline at night

Experience an immersive weekend of interactive sessions with faculty and students, lively debates and open conversations about the most pressing issues of our time—from climate change to international security—and opportunities to connect with peers as we explore Dartmouth’s role in our global future.

Arrive curious. Leave inspired.

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Featured Speakers

The Dartmouth Global Summit will be led by

Philip J. Hanlon ’77, President
Laurel J. Richie ’81, Chair, Board of Trustees
Joseph Helble, Provost
Alexis Abramson, Dean, Thayer School of Engineering
Jon Kull ’88, Dean, Guarini School of Graduate and Advanced Studies
Matthew Slaughter, Dean, Tuck School of Business
Elizabeth Smith, Dean, Faculty of the College of Arts and Sciences 

Program Highlights

Friday, 27 September

Only in London. Only with Dartmouth: Guided Excursions afternoon
Small group explorations across the city with expert Dartmouth faculty as your guides. Select from experiences such as backstage access to the Globe Theater, a visit to the Cabinet War Rooms, behind the scenes at the British Museum, and more.  

Welcome Reception evening
Hosted by The EMEA Committee and The Tuck European Council

As we gather from ’round the girdled earth, begin the celebrations with a toast and strolling dinner reception at The Shard, London’s tallest architectural gem. Enjoy 360-degree views of the city, festive fare, and the opportunity to meet up with classmates, friends, and fellow parents from near and far.

Saturday, 28 September

Dartmouth Tomorrow: The Path Forward morning
Give a rouse for Dartmouth’s proud past and be inspired by our bright future, with keynote remarks by President Hanlon and a discussion of Dartmouth’s strategic vision led by academic leadership. Enjoy lunch with the Dartmouth community members from throughout the region, including current students on foreign study programs. 

Back to Class with Dartmouth’s Teacher/Scholars afternoon
Go back to class (no blue books required) with topical panels and experiential workshops featuring the best of Dartmouth’s faculty and distinguished alumni drawn from Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.

President’s Reception and 250th Anniversary Gala evening
We’re bringing the Green to London’s historic Guildhall for the first international fete of the sestercentennial year. Join President Hanlon, Gail Gentes ’77a, fellow parents, and alumni from your era for an unforgettable celebration, as we salute Dartmouth’s 250th anniversary with a not-to-be missed evening program and performances.

Sunday, 29 September (all programming optional)

Only in London. Only with Dartmouth:Guided Excursions morning
A second opportunity to enjoy small group explorations with expert Dartmouth faculty as your guides. 

The Call to Serve morning
The Dartmouth community is committed to completing 250,000 hours of community service in our 250th year. Work alongside fellow Dartmouth alumni and parents on a Call to Serve project in London.