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On July 1, 2019, Nadine Aubry became Provost and Senior Vice President 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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  • Caroline Genco Named Interim Provost and Vice President of Tufts August 31, 2021
    Genco, currently vice provost for research, will take over as the university’s chief academic officer ad interim at the start of 2022Caroline Genco, vice provost for research at Tufts, will become provost and senior vice president ad interim starting January 1, 2022. She will take the reins from Nadine Aubry, who is taking a sabbatical […]
    Angela Nelson
  • Tufts Scientists Receive Grants from Massachusetts Life Sciences Center August 10, 2021
    The funds for capital investment will support research ranging from drug delivery to disease detection technologies at the universityThree Tufts scientists and their teams have received capital funding this month from the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC) to support research ranging from drug delivery to disease detection technologies. The grants were part of a total […]
    News Staff
  • Interim Dean Named at School of Engineering August 3, 2021
    Kyongbum Lee, noted innovator in metabolic engineering, to take the helm on August 24Kyongbum Lee, professor, chair of the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, and a leader in the field of metabolic engineering, has been named Karol Family Professor and dean ad interim of the School of Engineering. The current dean, Jianmin Qu, announced […]
    News Staff
  • Behind the Numbers of India’s COVID Crisis June 1, 2021
    From undercounted deaths to vaccine shortages, researchers see signs of a difficult road ahead Over the last two months, a devastating second wave of COVID-19 has swept through India. People around the world have watched as a record-breaking pace of infections burdened the nation’s health care system.
    Laura Castañón
  • Teaching Toward Equity: Opening Doors to New Dialogues May 26, 2021
    Tufts students and faculty work closely together to create a new program that fosters inclusive teaching and learning In her sociology classes, Assistant Professor Anjuli Fahlberg, A07, often touches on sensitive and controversial subjects—racism, sexism, and many other types of discrimination. She’s wondered how that impacts her students, “especially those directly harmed by these inequities,” […]
    Laura Ferguson
  • Confronting the Legacy of Anti-Asian Racism in America April 23, 2021
    Historian Erika Lee, J91, details the long ugly history of discrimination against Asian Americans, how it continues today, and what can be done about itAttacks on Asian-Americans have been growing in the past year—seen most visibly in the killings in Atlanta in March. One Asian American advocacy organization reported some 3,800 anti-Asian racist incidents across […]
    Taylor McNeil
  • A Problem That Stands Between Us and the End of the Pandemic April 7, 2021
    Health experts say nearsighted governments threaten the global COVID-19 vaccine rolloutOne of the greatest roadblocks the world faces to finally ending the COVID-19 pandemic is vaccine nationalism, where countries rush to secure shots for their own populations while ignoring global needs, said Salim Abdool Karim, director of the Centre for the AIDS Program of Research […]
    Alexandra Nicodemo
  • Tufts Creates Bias Education and Resource Team March 26, 2021
    Newly developed effort works across all university campuses to respond to bias with education and programming for students, faculty, and staffTufts University’s recently configured Bias Education and Resource Team (BERT) offers new ways to actively support and engage community members on issues of bias, strengthening Tufts’ efforts to increase diversity and inclusion.
    Kim Thurler
  • Tufts Anti-Racism Initiative Moves Forward February 17, 2021
    Committees have proposed a wide range of actions to make the university more diverse, equitable, and inclusiveTufts will begin to reimagine campus safety, expand implicit-bias training, establish pipeline programs for students and faculty—and much more, university leaders said in a virtual town hall for faculty and staff on Feb. 12. These efforts will be supported […]
    Monica Jimenez
  • In 2020, All Hands Were on Board at Tufts Responding to the Pandemic January 12, 2021
    As COVID-19 changed the world, the university pivoted quickly to keep students learning and everyone safeIf the spring semester of 2020 was a sprint in the face of COVID-19, the rest of the year was a marathon—or maybe a triathlon, as Tufts responded to a global pandemic unparalleled in recent history.   In March, Tufts quickly […]
    Kim Thurler