I am delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. Abi Williams as the Director of the Institute for Global Leadership (IGL) and Professor of Practice of International Politics at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. Dr. Williams will bring to both positions 30 years of outstanding experience in leadership roles in … » read
Provost David Harris has established a search committee to identify the next Director of the Jean Mayer United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University (HNRCA).
Provost David R. Harris established a search committee to identify the Chief Diversity Officer for the university. This position was created in direct response to the Diversity Council Report which was approved by the Trustees in November 2013.
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
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.