Two Dartmouth Professors Retire

dartmouthSeven faculty members at Dartmouth College with a combined 268 years of teaching and research experience at the college have retired. Two of the seven retiring faculty members are women.

Brenda.R.SilverBrenda Silver is now the Mary Brinsmead Wheelock Professor, Emerita of English at Dartmouth College. She joined the Dartmouth College faculty in 1972, the first year women students were admitted. Dr. Silver graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor’s degree in English before spending three years in London on a Fullbright Scholarship. She returned to the United States to complete her graduate education, earning a Ph.D. from Harvard University. She was the founder of the women and gender studies program at Dartmouth. This fall she will serve as an adjunct professor at Trinity College in London.

swislocki_1Marsha Swislocki has stepped down as a professor of Spanish and Portuguese languages and literatures. She was one of only two faculty members in the department to teach both languages. Professor Swislocki joined the Dartmouth College faculty in 1977 and served as department chair for nine years. Dr. Swislocki earned a Ph.D. at Harvard University in 1976.

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