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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Naomi Rosenberg, Dean of the Sackler School, to Retire

Naomi Rosenberg, dean of the Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences, will retire at the end of this academic year, on June 30, 2017.

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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 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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