Dean of the College

Scott C. Brown, Ph.D.


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Dean of the College Scott Brown is the senior officer responsible for academic and co-curricular life at Dartmouth. He oversees the division of Student Affairs, including Student Support Services, Health and Wellness, Community Life and Inclusivity, Student Life, and Residential Life and the House Communities. 

Prior to coming to Dartmouth, Dean Brown served as Interim Associate Vice President and Dean of Students at Northern Arizona University, Vice President and Dean of Students at The College of Wooster, Associate Vice President and Dean of Students at Colgate University, Director of the of the Daniel L. Jones Career Development Center at Mount Holyoke College, and as an Area Director in Residential Life at Dartmouth.


Scott Brown, Homecoming 2023

Dean Brown has been active in higher education through leadership involvement in state associations and national conventions, publications, and presentations on a wide range of topics such as creating powerful learning environments, understanding complex issues of identity, and examining student affairs as a profession. His work has appeared in the American Journal of Sexuality Education, the International Journal of Aging and Human Development, the Journal of College Student Development, and the Journal of Colleges and Employers. A first-generation college student, he received his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Irvine, his master's degree in education from Indiana University, and his doctorate from the University of Maryland.