Linda M. Abriola, Dean of the School of Engineering, has been appointed to the position of University Professor. The title of University Professor is the highest academic honor conferred by Tufts University and is reserved for senior faculty of significant stature in their respective disciplines who are also exemplary citizens of the university com ...
John G. Morris has been selected as the University’s new Director of Athletics. His appointment will become effective on June 15.
After a comprehensive search, Dr. Mark Brimhall-Vargas will join Tufts as the University’s Chief Diversity Officer and Associate Provost on April 6, 2015. The position of the Chief Diversity Officer supports the University’s commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural competency.
On Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, students, faculty and staff on all three Tufts campuses joined together in exploring a range of critical issues surrounding race, inequality and action.
Award winning author, Harvard Professor of History, and Tufts alumna Jill Lepore, delivered a guest lecture at Tufts on February 25, 2015 on her New York Times bestselling book The Secret History of Wonder Woman.
Since the release of the T10 Strategic Plan in November 2013, the Office of the Provost in collaboration with the Tufts community have begun to implement Strategic Planning Initiatives such as Tufts 1+4 and Bridge Professorships. Click here to read the T10 Strategic Plan or the T10 Strategic Plan Executive Summary.
The Office of the Provost invites proposals for Bridge Professorships. The Bridge Professorships program enables the hiring of faculty whose scholarship bridges academic units across or within schools. The program will enhance the already vibrant interdisciplinary work across the university and form the foundation upon which new interdisciplinary b ...
Effective July 1, 2012 David Harris is Provost and Senior Vice President of Tufts University. As Provost, he is the chief academic officer of Tufts University, overseeing eight schools as well as multiple cross-school programs, centers, and institutes. The Office of the Provost is responsible for setting institutional and budgetary priorities that advance the University’s mission. This team ensures that our educational and research programs are of the highest quality by working closely with faculty, staff, alumni, and students to fulfill the University’s goals and aspirations. The Office of the Provost is also responsible for the library system, international and industry collaborations, and the ten Boards of Advisors.
Jianmin Qu has been selected as the new Dean of the University’s School of Engineering, following an extensive international search. To learn more about the incoming dean, read the interview with him in Tufts Now.
The Office of the Provost is pleased to announce that this year’s Tufts Century Ride will take place on Friday, September 18, 2015! The Tufts Century Ride is approximately a 100 mile bike ride open to the entire university community with stops on the Medford/Somerville, Grafton, and Boston campuses.
Linda M. Abriola, Dean of the School of Engineering, has been appointed to the position of University Professor. The title of University Professor is the highest academic honor conferred by Tufts University and is reserved for senior faculty of significant stature in their respective disciplines who are also exemplary citizens of the university community.