General Announcements

IGL Founding Director Sherman Teichman to Retire

Sherman Teichman will retire from his role as Founding Director of the Institute for Global Leadership (IGL) on June 30, 2016, and be awarded emeritus status. A search for his successor will commence this fall.

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Tufts Collaborates Grants Awarded

The Offices of the Provost and Vice Provost for Research are pleased to announce the awardees of the 6th Round of the Tufts Collaborates Seed Grant Program. » 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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Dean Abriola Appointed University Professor

Linda M. Abriola, Dean of the School of Engineering, has been appointed to the position of University Professor. The title of University Professor is the highest academic honor conferred by Tufts University and is reserved for senior faculty of significant stature in their respective disciplines who…

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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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Launch of the Tufts Institute for Innovation

The Office of the Provost is pleased to announce the official launch of the Tufts Institute for Innovation (TII) . TII is a T10 Strategic Plan initiative that brings together faculty members and students from across the university’s unique constellation of schools to enable interdisciplinary research that has great potential to make a truly profound impact on challenging global problems.
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Announcing the Interim Dean of Arts and Sciences

May 15, 2014
I am pleased to announce that James M. Glaser has agreed to serve as Dean ad interim of the School of Arts and Sciences, effective June 1. As a longtime Tufts faculty member and academic administrator, Jim is superbly positioned to lead Arts and Sciences through the upcoming decanal transition. The … » read

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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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