Naomi Rosenberg, dean of the Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences, will retire at the end of this academic year, on June 30, 2017. Read the full story here…
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.. Read the full story here.
July 20, 2015: deJong Appointed Chair of the American Veterinary Medical Association’s Board of Directors
Cummings Advisor Dr. John deJong, A78, V85, will serve as chair of the American Veterinary Medical Association’s Board of Directors. Dr. de Jong was elected to the AVMA’s Executive Board in 2010 and has held many other positions within the association. Read the full story here.
Jianmin Qu has been appointed as Dean of the School of Engineering. Qu has most recent served as the Walter P. Murphy Professor and chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Northwestern University. Throughout his career, Qu has built a reputation as an accomplished scientist and exceptional teacher, mentor and engineering leader. … » read
John Morris will be the university’s new director of athletics beginning in June. He has experience at the NCAA Division I level, but believes his values are better aligned with the Division III philosophy. Mr. Morris comes to Tufts from Colorado State University, where he is currently serving as the interim director of athletics. Read the full story here.
Provost David Harris announced the appointment of James Glaser as the Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences following an international search. Glaser began his career at Tufts in 1991 as an assistant professor and rose through the ranks as a professor and an administrator. The appointment is effective as of February 15, 2015. … » read
Mark Brimhall-Vargas has been appointed Chief Diversity Officer of Tufts University. Brimhall-Vargas comes to Tufts with many years of experience in diversity and inclusion. He will begin at Tufts on April 6, 2015. Read the full story here .
Trustee and Engineering Board of Advisor Ellen Kullman, E78, A12P, was named Drexel University’s 2015 Engineering Leader of the Year. Kullman joins an elite group of engineering leaders, including Dean Linda Abriola, who received the award in 2013. Abriola and Kullman are the only women to receive this honor. Kullman has been the Chair of … » read
Dean Huw Thomas announced that Trustee Kathy O’Loughlin, D81, has assumed the role of chair of the School of Dental Medicine Board of Advisors. She is a past president of the Tufts Dental Association and was named a Charter Trustee in 2010.
After over a year of committee and working group meetings, community engagement events, and numerous revisions, the T10 Strategic Plan was approved by the Board of Trustees and is ready for review.