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Our 50th Reunion Is Just Around the Corner!

Your class Executive Committee is busy planning for our 50th reunion, preliminarily scheduled for June 8 - 10, 2018 with options to extend your stay to June 7 - 11. Join the process by completing our periodic surveys at  https://surveymonkey.com/r/2N2HH6H and https://surveymonkey.com/r/DMKLMLB. Gerry Bell, Peter Wonson and David Walden have prepared a Preliminary Reunion Schedule. Check it out Now! Get all the details on the 50th Reunion page.

Happy Holidays from Hanover

Pilolobus puts the greeting to dance



Too Good to miss: The Baker Tower

Restoration Project

If you don't remember where you came from, you'll never know where you're goin'!

The Great '68 American Southwest Experience: April 2017

If you're looking for adventure and don't mind preparing for a physically challenging activity, this may be your kind of mini-reunion. Read about the trip and our training guide.

Moving Dartmouth Forward

"Moving Dartmouth Forward" is moving forward! Get the latest information on the Dartmouth website. Read the December 12, 2016 second report.

The Class of 1968-2018 Connections Program



The 1968-2018 Class Connections Program began with the arrival of the first members of the Class of 2018 on campus in late August. Look here for the latest activities. John Engelman reports on the May 2nd barbecue.

The Great '68 70th Birthday Bash

Is on the record books and what an amazing event it was. Links to photographs and a summary of activities including attendees can be found on  The Great '68 70th Birthday Bash page. We've received a lot of positive feedback from many attendees and there's a lot of excitement about planning for our 75th birthday. Suggested locations have included Jackson Hole, a Mississippi riverboat, Santa Fe, NM and the Broadmoor in Colorado Springs. If you have a suggestion, send it to Gerry.

Class of 1968 Supports the Dartmouth Entrepreneurial Network (DEN)

Learn more about the DEN on the College website at www.dartmouth.edu/~oett/ and www.den.dartmouth.edu. This Power Point presentation features two projects funded by the Class of 1968.

Class Directory

Our Class Directory. is available. If you misplaced yours or no longer have the email containing a link to the directory at a secure location online, use the link at the bottom of this page to get a copy from the Webmaster.


Dartmouth Virtual Tour

This a lot of fun. Check it out (click the link).


The New Moosilauke Lodge

Conceptually related to our 50th Reunion project: The Skip Battle, '66 family has offered a challenge grant that will fund the reconstruction of the the Moosilauke Lodge. Whether you donate or not you've got to check out the architect's video fly-through of the renovation plan. If fully funded by June 30, 2106 the reconstruction will begin this coming fall after Trips and be complete by the fall of 2017, in time for our 50th!


DOC Trips video/DVD promo for giving to the Class of 1968 50th Reunion Gift.  See the video on YouTube. For more on the 50th Reunion project look in the Winter/Spring 2014 edition of the class Newsletter, starting on page 3. Our 50th Reunion is less than 2 years away! If you haven't donated to this important gift, it's not to late to start!

Now that you're inspired, use PayPal to make a donation.

See below for a list of new information and features recently added.



The address for this website has changed to http://www.dartmouth68.org.  Be sure to change your bookmark unless you access the site from Dartmouth's server.  This is the Web2 version.




New to the website:

December 2016

- Obiturary for David S. King

- Obiturary for John "Bear" Everett update

- Minutes for the Executive Committee meeting of 10/29/2016

- December 2012 Alumni Magazine Column


November 2016

- Obituary for John "Bear" Everett

- 50th Reunion announcement


October 2016

-Don't miss the Class of '68's 50th Reunion preliminary schedule

- Dave Peck's October 2016 Alumni Magazine column


September 2016

- Here's an entertaining article from the Huffington Post about Jeff and Ina Garten.

- Everyone who attended the Great '68 70th Birthday Bash had a great time! Find out what you missed or reminisce.

- Check out the new Dartmouth Alumni website. There's a great deal of terrific information! Be sure to check out the stuff accessed from the "LEARN" menu including more than 60 online lectures by Dartmouth faculty and nearly 300 book recommendations by Dartmouth faculty.

- Dave Gang presents the Fall 2016 edition of the the Class Newsletter. View it NOW before you receive it in the mail.

- John Engelman has announced the date and itinerary for the Fall Mini-reunion. Be sure to join us for the Homecoming Parade and bonfire on Friday evening and on Saturday, the Class Executive Committee meeting, pre-game (Harvard) tailgate and dinner at the Quechee Club's Murphy Farm. All taking place on October 28 and 29.

- Minutes of the 5/21/16 Executive Committee meeting

- Updates to the obituaries for Robbie Peacock and Robert Calvin Larson

- Check out Woody Lee's '68 presentation on the history of African American students at Dartmouth: https://youtu.be/N4EGynO2uDc. Well worth viewing!


August 2016

- Spring 2016 Class Newsletter

- Alumni Magazine Column published August 2016


April 2016

- Gerry Bell and Dave Dibelius announce The Great '68 American Southwest Experience

- Peter Fahey announces a 1968-2018 class connections opportunity: Sophomore Trips (STRIPS) scheduled for June 21, 2016.

- Gerry Bell announces the 2017 Big East Ski Trip

- Larry Griffith reports on the 2016 Ski mini-reunion at Big Sky Montana and Peter Emmel posts the first installment of photos and videos.

- More photos from Dave Dibelius posted for both the Big Sky and Okemo big east ski trip.

- Gerry Bell's always entertaining review of the 2016 Big East Ski Trip is now posted.


March 2016

- Obituary for Robert Calvin Larson

- Link to the Dartmouth Virtual Tour

- Link to video fly-through of the plan for reconstruction of the Moosilauke Lodge


February 2016

- Obituaries for James (Jock) Soper and Robert D. Haslach

- Check out the new rogues gallery of class officers: photos from 1968 and current

- Minutes of the February 13, 2016 Executive Committee Meeting

- December 2015 and February 2016 Alumni Magazine columns are available

- Class Secretary, David Peck, has assembled a series of class questionnaires on Survy Monkey: he plans to start a series of quick online questionnaires about our class, about who we are, our life experiences etc.  I’ll share the results with all of you in the Alumni Magazine column, in the Class Newsletter, the Class Website…and hopefully gather news to share.  The link:  https://surveymonkey.com/r/2N2HH6H


Previous updates

-Don't miss the discussion of planning for mini-reunions for the next 5 years.  Gerry Bell, the new mini-reunion chair presents ongoing activities like the Ski and Golf trips along with a host of new ideas proposed by our classmates.  Be sure to weigh in.


- The Class of 1968 has a presence on Facebook (Dartmouth Class of 68) and LinkedIn (Dartmouth Class of 1968).  Note: enter the EXACT text when searching for the class groups in either Facebook or LinkedIn.






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Last updated: Thursday, February 05, 2015