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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.

The Office of the Provost is responsible for setting institutional and budgetary priorities that advance the university’s mission. This team ensures that our educational and research programs are of the highest quality by working closely with faculty, staff, alumni, and students to fulfill the university’s goals and aspirations. The Office of the Provost is also responsible for the Athletics department, the library system, international and industry collaborations, and the ten Boards of Advisors.

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Tufts University: Office of the Provost and Senior Vice President

First 100 Days as Provost ad interim

The following announcement was sent to the entire Tufts...

Bernard Arulanandam Named Vice Provost of Research

Arulanandam, currently vice president for research, economic development, and...

Christina Economos Named Dean ad interim of the Friedman School

Christina Economos, national leader in research into children’s nutrition,...

Kyongbum Lee Appointed Dean of School of Engineering

The teacher, administrator, and researcher looks to begin a...