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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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The logo for the DEI Campus Climate Survey: The acronym "ACT" which stands for "Acknowledge, Commit, and Transform"

Tufts DEI Campus Climate Survey Findings

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Introducing Monroe France, Vice Provost for DEIJ

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TCU Senate and the Office of the Provost present: Tufts Table on December 6, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. in Breed Memorial Hall

Take a Seat at Tufts Table: December 6th at 6:30 p.m.

Dear members of the Tufts community, I am delighted...

Introducing Vice Provost for Education, Cigdem Talgar

Dear members of the Tufts community,   I am pleased...