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
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
Webcasts from the 31st Annual Norris and Margery Bendetson EPIIC International Symposium on “Europe in Turmoil” are now available on Youtube . The Symposium was held on February 17th-21st, 2016. For more information on the annual EPIIC International Symposium, click here .
From the Desk of the Chief Diversity Officer
December 17, 2015
Dear Tufts Community:
I hope this note finds you entering a period of needed repose as you wrap up the courses you may be teaching or taking or the campus work you do. What follows are my own thoughts after having … » read