Launch of the Tufts Institute for Innovation

The Office of the Provost is pleased to announce the official launch of the Tufts Institute for Innovation (TII) . TII is a T10 Strategic Plan initiative that brings together faculty members and students from across the university’s unique constellation of s ...

Announcing the New Dean of the Friedman School

I am pleased to announce that following a comprehensive international search, we have selected Dariush Mozaffarian, a cardiologist and public health researcher, as the next dean of the Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy. He will join us on July 1. To learn more about Dr. Mozaffarian, please see …

Tufts Century Ride

Led by Provost Harris, the second Tufts Century Ride took place on May 9th. The full ride was about 100 miles, with stops on the Medford/Somerville, Grafton, and Boston campuses (i.e., Tufts Century).

Tufts 1+4 Program

Announcing Tufts 1+4 Program. The Gap Year Reimagined. Tufts 1+4 will offer opportunities for national and international service, regardless of ability to pay, and groom a new generation of civic leaders. Read more .

T10 Strategic Plan

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.

Bridge Professorships

The Office of the Provost invites proposals for the second round of Bridge Professorships.  The Bridge Professorships program will enable 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 w ...

Welcome

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.


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    Launch of the Tufts Institute for Innovation

    The Office of the Provost is pleased to announce the official launch of the Tufts Institute for Innovation (TII) . TII is a T10 Strategic Plan initiative that brings together faculty members and students from across the university’s unique constellation of schools to enable interdisciplinary research that has great potential to make a truly profound impact on challenging global problems.
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    Vice Provost Kevin Dunn

    As Vice Provost, Kevin Dunn works primarily in the area of faculty affairs.  He coordinates the Bridge Professorship program, and oversees issues that pertain to tenure and promotion, bylaws and faculty handbooks, faculty governance, and faculty appointments and approvals.  He also works with the schools to develop new programs. Kevin Dunn joined the Provost’s Office … » read

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    Announcing the Interim Dean of Arts and Sciences

    May 15, 2014
    I am pleased to announce that James M. Glaser has agreed to serve as Dean ad interim of the School of Arts and Sciences, effective June 1. As a longtime Tufts faculty member and academic administrator, Jim is superbly positioned to lead Arts and Sciences through the upcoming decanal transition. The … » read

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