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
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.
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
Linda Abriola, former Dean of Engineering, has been appointed director of the Tufts Environment Institute. Read the story at Tufts Now
The Office of the Provost is pleased to announce that Diana Chigas has agreed to serve as Senior Advisor to the Provost on Global Strategy. Professor Chigas will work with the community to identify university-wide geographic strengths and opportunities, as well as planning for the longer-term strategy of Tufts’ global activities. As a long-time professor … » read
Jianmin Qu has been selected as the new Dean of the University’s School of Engineering, following an extensive international search. To learn more about the dean, read the interview with him in Tufts Now. » read
John G. Morris has been selected as the University’s new Director of Athletics. His appointment became effective on June 15.
James M. Glaser, professor of Political Science, has been selected as the new Dean of the University’s School of Arts and Sciences, Tufts’ oldest and largest school, following an extensive international search.
After a comprehensive search, Dr. Mark Brimhall-Vargas joined Tufts as the University’s Chief Diversity Officer and Associate Provost on April 6, 2015. The position of the Chief Diversity Officer supports the University’s commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural competency.
I am pleased to announce that following a comprehensive international search, we have selected Dariush Mozaffarian, a cardiologist and public health researcher, as the next dean of the Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy. He will join us on July 1. To learn more about Dr. Mozaffarian, please see … » read