Ivy Plus 2017 Schedule of Events

Monday, June 19–Wednesday, June 21
Hanover, New Hampshire


Monday, June 19

6 to 9 pm
Welcome Reception
Cocktails and heavy hors d’oeuvres
Hayward Lounge, Hanover Inn


Tuesday, June 20

8:30 to 9 am
Continental Breakfast and Opening Remarks
Hayward Lounge, Hanover Inn

9 to 10:30 am
Dialogue, Disruption, and Diversity: Managing Free Speech Issues on Campus
Guest Speakers: Elizabeth Agosto, Senior Associate Dean of Student Affairs, Dartmouth; Daniel Day, Assistant Vice President for Communications, Princeton; Paul Mylrea, Director of Communications, University of Cambridge
A panel presentation and discussion about the communications challenges of balancing the principles of free expression while meeting the needs of students from multiple backgrounds, perspectives, and ideologies.
Hayward Lounge, Hanover Inn

10:30 to 11 am

11 am to 12:15 pm
Tales Untold:  Managing Discord in the Age of Social Media
Guest Speaker: Carolyn Dever, provost and professor of English, Dartmouth
Hayward Lounge, Hanover Inn

12:30 to 1:30 pm
Lunch and Lecture
The Terrorist Threat: A Status Report
Guest Speaker: Daniel Benjamin, Norman E. McCulloch Jr. Director of the John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding at Dartmouth, and former ambassador-at-large and coordinator for counterterrorism at the U.S. State Department
Hayward Lounge, Hanover Inn

2 to 3 pm
Inside the Fake News Bubble: Consumption of Online Fake News in the 2016 U.S. Election
Guest Speaker: Brendan Nyhan, professor of government, Dartmouth
How many Americans were exposed to the factually dubious for-profit articles known as “fake news” during the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign? Nyhan will present findings from a new study that provides the first behavioral estimates of the consumption of fake news in the real world during the 2016 election, including who read it, the mechanisms by which it was disseminated, and the extent to which fact-checks reached fake news consumers.
Hayward Lounge, Hanover Inn

3 to 6 pm

3 to 4:30 pm: Rauner Special Collections Library, Webster Hall – Self-guided tour. If collections are locked, front desk will make them available for viewing.
3:30 to 4 pm: Bell Tower Guided Tour, Baker-Berry Library – Meet at Circulation Desk, Berry Library at 3:15 pm (wear appropriate footwear for climbing stairs)
3:30 to 5 pm: King Arthur Flour Visit (meet in Hanover Inn lobby at 3:15 pm, return at 5 pm from King Arthur Flour main entrance, remember credit card)
4 to 5 pm: Orozco Murals Tour, Baker-Berry Library – Tour meets at Information Desk, First Floor, Baker Library at 3:50 pm

Local Hikes: Maps provided in welcome package
Alumni Gym: Passes provided in welcome package
Hood Downtown Exhibition: 53 Main Street, Wednesday only, 11 am to 7 pm

6 to 7 pm
Evening Reception and Group Photo
Dartmouth Entrepreneurial Network (the DEN)
4 Currier Place

7 to 9 pm
Nearburg Gallery and Arts Forum, Black Family Visual Arts Center
22 Lebanon Street (across the street from the DEN)


Wednesday, June 21

8:30 to 9 am
Faculty Lounge, Room 300, Kemeny Hall

9 to 10 am
Designing More Effective Communications
Guest Speaker: Punam A. Keller, Charles Henry Jones Third Century Professor of Management at the Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth
Our audiences are bombarded with messages and demands on their time. How can you reach and motivate them to participate in institutional initiatives, programs, surveys, events, and campaigns? What approaches and techniques will be most successful for nonprofit communicators who want to move audiences from inertia to action? How can you change audience behavior without spending extra resources? What kinds of messages or tactics should our institutions avoid?
Faculty Lounge, Room 300, Kemeny Hall

10 am to noon
Breakout Group Discussion: Vice Presidents
Room 125, Haldeman Center
Breakout Group Discussion: Directors
Class of 1930 Room, Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy


Reconvening and Conclusion
Class of 1930 Room, Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy

Office of Communications