DPA Program Discontinued for 2020-21

On Feb. 10, the Office of Student Engagement sent an email informing the Swarthmore community that OSE is no longer hiring Diversity Peer Advisors and the applications for the next school year have been discontinued, as they are in the process of

DPA Program Sustains Interest Despite Low Retention

While Diversity Peer Advisors are meant to facilitate dialogue, connect to student groups, and educate their peers on diversity and social justice according to the program’s website, current DPAs feel that the loose structure of the program and small scale of influence


DPAs clarify pay policies, affecting SAMs GAs

On Wednesday, Coordinator of the Student Academic Mentor program Melissa Mandos said in an email acquired anonymously by the Phoenix to Student Academic Mentors, Green Advisors, and Diversity Peer Advisors that student leaders who participated in training sessions in anticipation for first-year