Dartmouth Stories That Shape the World

Spend an evening with Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and legal scholar Annette Gordon-Reed ’81 and Former Acting Solicitor General of the United States Neal Katyal ’91 to celebrate the 250th anniversary of Dartmouth’s founding. Gather with alumni, friends, and family for stories that celebrate and inspire the Dartmouth spirit and connect us as a community.

You'll also enjoy the chance to explore special exhibits on the Civil War and the legacy of Alexander Hamilton while mingling over drinks and hors d’oeuvres with friends old and new.

National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA

Directions to Venue

Reception and Program

6–7 p.m. Registration and welcome reception
7–8:15 p.m. Program

  • Cheryl Bascomb ’82, Vice President for Alumni Relations
  • Don Pease, the Ted and Helen Geisel Third Century Professor in the Humanities, Chair of the Master of Arts in Liberal Studies Program, and professor of English and comparative literature
  • Annette Gordon-Reed ’81, Charles Warren Professor of American Legal History, Professor of History, Harvard University, Harvard Law School
  • Leslie Butler, Associate Professor of History, Dartmouth College
  • Neal Katyal ’91, Paul and Patricia Saunders Professor of Law, Georgetown University; Partner, Hogan Lovells; former Acting Solicitor General of the United States
  • Monik Walters ’19, personal assistant to Bryan Terrell Clark of Hamilton on Broadway, and former Dartmouth Student Assembly President
  • Vivien Rendleman '16, history PhD candidate at Duke University 

8:15–10 p.m. Reception with hearty hors d’oeuvres and open bar of beer, wine, and soft drinks
10 p.m. Event concludes

$50 – General admission
$25 – Classes of 2009–2019

The Dartmouth room block at the Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District is now closed. Please reach out directly to the hotel for reservations on your own.

Don't miss the chance to join The Call to Serve, a Dartmouth 250th anniversary initiative to contribute 250,000 hours of service in 2019. Please consider bringing a new pair of athletic socks, winter socks, gloves, and winter hats for the Bethesda Project – Our Brothers’ Place.