Dean of the College

Rebecca Biron

Professor Rebecca Biron is Dean of the College, Dartmouth’s senior officer responsible for undergraduate academic life. As dean, she also provides direction on student inclusivity and diversity issues, strategic planning for admissions and financial aid, and oversight of student affairs, which includes Student Academic Support Services; Residential Life and the House Communities; Student Life Departments; offices and centers that support students’ cultural, spiritual, and professional development; the Health Service; and Community Standards offices. She is a professor of Spanish and comparative literature whose research and teaching focus on Latin American literary and cultural studies, literary theory, gender studies, and Mexican cultural criticism. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia, and her doctorate from the University of Iowa. She joined Dartmouth’s faculty in 2006, after teaching at the University of Miami, Emory University, and the University of Iowa.