General Announcements

Arts and Sciences Dean Announcement

March 27, 2014
Dear members of the Tufts University community,
It is with mixed emotions that I share the news that Arts and Sciences Dean Joanne Berger-Sweeney has been selected as the 22nd President of Trinity College. She will assume this exciting new appointment on July 1. Joanne has been a valued leader … » read

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Call for Round II Bridge Professorships Proposals

Bridge Professorships
Request for Proposals
May 31, 2014
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The Office of the Provost invites proposals for a second round of Bridge Professorships.  The first round produced eight strong proposals, two of which were funded:

  • Cognitive Science
  • International Environmental Security (with an emphasis … » read
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Announcing Round I Bridge Professorships Awards

The Office of the Provost is pleased to announce the first round of winning proposals for the Bridge Professorships initiative. Please see the information below for the two winning proposals:
Proposal 1: Cognitive Science
Proposal 2: International Environmental Security

Proposal 1: Cognitive Science
Schools and Academic Units Participating in the Proposal:
Arts and Sciences:  Philosophy, … » read

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Tufts 1+4 Program

Tisch College’s innovative bridge-year program provides accepted students the opportunity to learn from a transformational year of full-time service, domestically or abroad, before beginning their academic studies at Tufts. Read more about this program on the Inside 1+4 blog .

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Search for Chief Diversity Officer and Associate Provost begins

Provost David R. Harris has established a search committee to identify the Chief Diversity Officer and Associate Provost for the university.  This position is being created in direct response to the Diversity council Report which was approved by the Trustees in November 2013. Read More

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Achieving the Unique Potential of Tufts

Dear Members of the Tufts Community,
This past weekend was a signature moment for Tufts University. During the regular fall meeting of the Board of Trustees, two noteworthy events took place that will figure prominently in the evolution of Tufts over the next decade and beyond: The Board elected Peter R. Dolan as its … » read

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Release of the T10: Draft Strategic Plan

We are pleased to announce that after nearly a year of committee and working group meetings, community engagement events, and numerous revisions, the T10: Draft Strategic Plan is ready for review. The document is downloadable to all students, faculty, and staff from a password protected Trunk site. Multiple public forums will be held during the month of … » read

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Tisch Dean Announcement

Dear Members of the Tufts Community,
It is my great pleasure to announce that after an extensive and exhaustive international search, we have selected Ambassador Alan D. Solomont as the Pierre and Pamela Omidyar Dean of the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service. Ambassador Solomont will assume the deanship on January … » read

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Strategic Planning Update

Dear Tufts Community,
As the semester comes to a close, I would like to thank all of you who have participated in the many T10 engagement events. Your input is invaluable and has already had a significant impact on how we are conceptualizing the emerging strategic plan.
If you have not yet had … » read

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Fletcher Dean Announcement

Dear Members of the Tufts Community,
I write today with good news. Following an extensive search that considered candidates from around the world, we have selected Admiral James Stavridis as the next Dean of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.
Admiral Stavridis graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy, and later earned a … » read

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