Administrative Appointments

Dr. Abi Williams Appointed IGL Director

Dear Colleagues,
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

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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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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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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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Diana Chigas to serve as Senior Advisor to the Provost on Global Strategy

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

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Jianmin Qu Named Dean of Engineering

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

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John G. Morris Appointed Director of Athletics

John G. Morris has been selected as the University’s new Director of Athletics. His appointment became effective on June 15.

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James Glaser Named Dean of Arts and Sciences

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.

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Tufts Appoints Chief Diversity Officer

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.

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Announcing the New Dean of the Friedman School

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

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