One Health Events Highlight Ebola Outbreak

Posted: October 20th, 2014

A series of One Health events across Tufts this fall promotes inter-disciplinary discussion of the Ebola virus and the recent outbreak. All are open to the broader Tufts community… » read more

Announcing Search Committee for Director of Athletics

Posted: September 8th, 2014

Provost David R. Harris has established a search committee to identify Tufts’ next Director of Athletics, who will fill the position when longtime director Bill Gehling steps down at this end of this academic year. In addition to an internal search committee led by Provost Harris, the university has engaged the services of executive search … » read

Announcing the New Dean of the Friedman School

Posted: May 13th, 2014

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 … » read

Tufts Century Ride

Posted: April 7th, 2014

The 3rd Annual Tufts Century Ride will take place on September 21st. The full ride was about 106 miles, with stops on the Medford/Somerville, Grafton, and Boston campuses (i.e., Tufts Century). provost.tufts.edu/tufts-century-ride/

Tufts 1+4 Program

Posted: February 19th, 2014

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

Posted: November 3rd, 2013

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

Posted: March 13th, 2013

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 which new interdisciplinary bridges are … » read