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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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"Lighting the Way" logo for the Inauguration of Tufts 14th President

Academic Symposium in Honor of the Inauguration of President Sunil Kumar

Dear members of the Tufts community, In honor of...
An undergraduate English class views a mural at the Tufts University Art Galleries.

Tufts Invests in the Arts and Humanities

A new grant opportunity, a spring festival, and other...
Luke Fredericks works with Evelyn Pedroza, Jumpstart site manager, at Tisch College at Barnum Hall on August 7, 2023. Fredericks is a Boston high school student who interned at Tufts as part of the Boston Summer Youth Employment Program.

For These Young Bostonians, Tufts Made the Ideal Summer Job

As paid interns at schools around the university, students...
Provost Caroline Genco at a podium, speaking to an audience at a Brighter World campaign event

A Conversation with Caroline Genco, Tufts’ New Provost and Senior Vice President

A distinguished researcher and accomplished administrative leader moves from...