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The Office of the Provost is responsible for setting institutional and budgetary priorities that advance the university’s mission. This team champions and integrates educational and research activities across the university and ensures programs are of the highest quality by working closely with faculty, staff, alumni, and students. The Office of the Provost oversees the university’s education, research, faculty affairs, innovation, and diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice operations.

On August 1, 2023, Caroline Attardo Genco, Ph.D. became Provost and Senior Vice President of Tufts University after serving as the interim provost from January 2022 to July 2023. As Provost, she is the chief academic officer of Tufts University, overseeing eight schools as well as multiple cross-school programs, centers, and institutes. Learn more about Provost Genco, her role as Provost, and her leadership and research background. 

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Bárbara Brizuela Named Dean ad interim of the School of Arts and Sciences

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Connecting the Community of Tufts Scholars: Cluster 2

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