Naomi Rosenberg, dean of the Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences, will retire at the end of this academic year, on June 30, 2017.
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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
Linda Abriola, former Dean of Engineering, has been appointed director of the Tufts Environment Institute. Read the story at Tufts Now
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
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.