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Executive Order on Immigration

The Office of the Provost has created this page to guide the Tufts community about the Executive Order, entitled “Protecting the Nation from foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States,” that was initially issued on January 27, 2017, and then revised and reissued on March 6, 2017.  Frequently Asked Questions about the March 6 Executive … » read

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IGL Director Search

Tufts University seeks to appoint a new Director of its pioneering Institute for Global Leadership (IGL). The IGL’s mission is to prepare new generations of critical thinkers and effective, ethical global leaders who are able to comprehend complexity, bridge cultural and political differences, and engage as responsible global citizens in dealing with of the world’s most challenging … » read

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University-Wide Faculty Senate

The Provost is pleased to announce the creation of a university-wide Faculty Senate.  The Senate will be a consultative body drawn from all schools of the university and charged with considering any issues that pertain to faculty and cross the boundaries between schools.  The faculties of the schools will soon be holding votes to elect … » read

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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 … » read

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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.

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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

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2017 Tufts Century Ride

This year’s Tufts Century Ride will take place on Saturday, September 16, 2017! Registration is now open

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Special Event: A Conversation with Chief Diversity Officer Mark Brimhall-Vargas

All are cordially invited to gather for an informal interview with Mark Brimhall-Vargas, Chief Diversity Officer and Associate Provost, hosted by Provost David Harris. » read

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Round VII: Tufts Collaborates and Tufts Innovates Seed Grants

Announcing round VII of Tufts Innovates and Tufts Collaborates. In order to foster ongoing collaboration and innovation in scholarship and teaching, the Office of the Provost sponsors two seed grant programs, Tufts Collaborates and Tufts Innovates.

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EPIIC 2016: Europe in Turmoil

Webcasts from the 31st Annual Norris and Margery Bendetson EPIIC International Symposium on “Europe in Turmoil” are now available on Youtube . The Symposium was held on February 17th-21st, 2016. For more information on the annual EPIIC International Symposium, click here .

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