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HNRCA Director Search

Tuesday, April, 11th, 2017

Provost David Harris has established a search committee to identify the next Director of the Jean Mayer United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University (HNRCA).

CDO Leadership Search

Tuesday, April, 11th, 2017

Provost David R. Harris established a search committee to identify the Chief Diversity Officer for the university. This position was created in direct response to the Diversity Council Report which was approved by the Trustees in November 2013.  

Executive Order on Immigration

Friday, February, 24th, 2017 Campus Engagement News and Events

The Office of the Provost has created this page to guide the Tufts community about the Executive Order, entitled “Protecting the Nation from foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States,” that was initially issued on January 27, 2017, and then revised and reissued on March 6, 2017.  Frequently Asked Questions about the March 6 Executive Read More

IGL Director Search

Thursday, December, 22nd, 2016

Tufts University seeks to appoint a new Director of its pioneering Institute for Global Leadership (IGL). The IGL’s mission is to prepare new generations of critical thinkers and effective, ethical global leaders who are able to comprehend complexity, bridge cultural and political differences, and engage as responsible global citizens in dealing with of the world’s most challenging Read More

University-Wide Faculty Senate

Thursday, November, 17th, 2016 General Announcements

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 More

Engage the Debate Presidential Debate Watch Party

Tuesday, October, 11th, 2016 Campus Engagement

Join us at 7:00pm on the evening of Wednesday, October 19, in Cohen Auditorium on the Medford/Somerville campus for Engage the Debate, a special forum moderated by Provost Harris. Faculty panelists will be presenting on debate topics followed by a Q&A session, where we can discuss the issues in the 2016 Presidential election. After a break, Read More

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New Distinguished Professors Named

Monday, August, 1st, 2016 General Announcements

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.