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New Distinguished Professors Named

Lisa Lowe of the School of Arts and Sciences and Jeswald Salacuse of the Fletcher School have been appointed Distinguished Professors, an honor reserved for senior faculty members who have made exceptional contributions to their disciplines, their students and the university as teachers and scholars who exemplify the best of Tufts.

Announcing Dr. Simin Meydani as Vice Provost for Research

It is my great pleasure to announce that Simin Nikbin Meydani, DVM, PhD, will serve as Tufts University’s Vice Provost for Research (VPR). Simin will begin her new responsibilities on a part-time basis on August 15, and assume the office fully on October 1. During this transition period, Simin will continue to serve as Director …

Cyber Security and Policy Bridge Professor Search

Provost David Harris has established a search committee to identify a Cyber Security and Policy Bridge Professor, who will be appointed to the rank of Professor or Associate Professor in the School of Engineering’s Department of Computer Science and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.

Vice Provost Diane Souvaine to serve on the National Science Board

Vice Provost for Research Diane Souvaine has been elected vice chair of the National Science Board, the governing body of the National Science Foundation.   Read the story at Tufts Now

Tufts 1+4 Program

Tisch College’s innovative bridge-year program provides accepted students the opportunity to learn from a transformational year of full-time service, domestically or abroad, before beginning their academic studies at Tufts. Read more about this program on the Inside 1+4 blog .

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.

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 Athletics department, the library system, international and industry collaborations, and the ten Boards of Advisors.

New Distinguished Professors Named

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Lisa Lowe of the School of Arts and Sciences and Jeswald Salacuse of the Fletcher School have been appointed Distinguished Professors, an honor reserved for senior faculty members who have made exceptional contributions to their disciplines, their students and the university as teachers and scholars who exemplify the best of Tufts.

Announcing Dr. Simin Meydani as Vice Provost for Research

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It is my great pleasure to announce that Simin Nikbin Meydani, DVM, PhD, will serve as Tufts University’s Vice Provost for Research (VPR). Simin will begin her new responsibilities on a part-time basis on August 15, and assume the office fully on October 1. During this transition period, Simin will continue to serve as Director … » read