Announcing Diana Chigas as Senior International Officer and Associate Provost

Fletcher Professor Diana Chigas, F88, has been appointed as the university’s first Senior International Officer and Associate Provost. Read the story  here at Tufts Now.

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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.

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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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Linda Abriola, Former Engineering Dean, to Lead Tufts Environment Institute

Linda Abriola, former Dean of Engineering, has been appointed director of the Tufts Environment Institute.  Read the story at Tufts Now

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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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Tufts Collaborates and Tufts Innovates Seed Grants

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. Through these programs, the university has supported more than 183 groundbreaking projects, including 28 in the 2016-2017 academic year.

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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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Reflections at the End of the Fall 2015 Semester

From the Desk of the Chief Diversity Officer
December 17, 2015
Dear Tufts Community:
I hope this note finds you entering a period of needed repose as you wrap up the courses you may be teaching or taking or the campus work you do. What follows are my own thoughts after having … » read

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