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.
James M. Glaser, professor of Political Science, has been selected as the new Dean of the University’s School of Arts and Sciences, Tufts’ oldest and largest school, following an extensive international search.
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.
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 .
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 bridges are built. Proposals may be sent … » read