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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 January 1, 2022, Caroline Attardo Genco, Ph.D. became Provost and Senior Vice President ad interim of Tufts University. 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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OVPR logo which reads: Research at Tufts University, Office of the Vice Provost for Research

Welcoming Ted Myatt and Jaclyn Shaw to the OVPR

The Office of the Vice Provost for Research is...
Photo of Denise Bates, dean of University College, effective July 1.

Scholar-Educator Denise Bates Named University College Dean

July 1 appointment comes as the school enters its...
Global Tufts Month Logo, which features a globe that is the Tufts blue and has the elephant mascot on it

Global Tufts Month 2023

Dear Tufts community, We are delighted that Global Tufts Month...
TCU Senate and the Office of the Provost Present: Tufts Table on March 2, 2023 at 6:30 PM in Breed Memorial Hall

Take a Seat at Tufts Table

On Thursday, March 2 at 6:30 p.m. in Breed...