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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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  • Tufts Awards Seed Funding for Work in Prevention and Treatment of Opioid Addiction July 16, 2020
    A new endowment supports education, research and civic engagement initiatives designed to support individuals and families who have been affected by the opioid crisisTufts has awarded seed funding to eight research projects that seek to address the complex individual and community challenges wrought by the opioid epidemic. The inaugural awards of the Tufts Initiative on […]
    Lisa LaPoint
  • Tufts Supports International Students in Face of ICE Rule July 13, 2020
    The university files amicus brief in support of lawsuit opposing new rule that forces international students to leave the U.S. if they take all their classes onlineTufts University has joined an amicus brief with several other institutions opposing the efforts of the Trump administration to restrict international students’ ability to enter or remain in the […]
    Taylor McNeil
  • Tufts Observes Juneteenth with Day of Reflection, Commitment, and Action June 24, 2020
    The university announces initiatives to address racism and increase support of diversityIn solidarity with the Black community and the pursuit for racial justice, Tufts hosted a Day of Reflection, Commitment, and Action on Friday, June 19, the national observance of Juneteenth. The event focused on making significant and lasting institutional changes that dismantle structural and […]
    Laura Ferguson
  • Fall Plans for Tufts Announced June 23, 2020
    The Schools of Arts and Sciences and Engineering begin the fall semester on September 8 with undergraduates on campus; graduate and professional schools’ plans announced, too.The university’s fall semester undergraduate and graduate programs in the Schools of Arts and Sciences and Engineering will begin on September 8 as scheduled, and the residential campus will be […]
    News Staff
  • Why Is There a COVID-19 Gender Gap? June 15, 2020
    Tufts researchers to study how sex and gender affect individuals’ risk of worse outcomes from COVID-19Most people know that the novel coronavirus has killed older people in far higher numbers and disproportionately affected people of color. But the gender gap in COVID-19 deaths is less well known—and understood.
    Genevieve Rajewski
  • Using Fiction to Teach Engineering to Kids May 20, 2020
    "Novel Engineering" program shows how teachers can introduce engineering concepts to children and foster creativity through reading Claudia and Jamie Kincaid have a problem: they can’t see over the crowds gathered around a statue in the Hall of the Italian Renaissance. In E.L. Konigsburg’s classic children’s book From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil […]
    Lynne Powers
  • A Time to Celebrate Achievement May 17, 2020
    As members of the Tufts Class of 2020 are officially made graduates, university professional schools hold virtual commencement Normally the third Sunday of May draws celebratory crowds of family and friends to Tufts for Commencement, but 2020 is not like any other year. While the COVID-19 pandemic postponed undergraduate Commencement and forced graduate school festivities […]
    News Staff
  • Libraries Shift to Digital Mode May 13, 2020
    Amid pandemic uncertainty, Tisch Library and its branches and the Digital Collections and Archives rely on their preexisting digital plans and platforms The doors to Tisch Library and Digital Collections and Archives may be closed, but the librarians and archivists there are busy making sure that teaching and research continue.
    Laura Ferguson
  • Scientists Turned Volunteers May 8, 2020
    A team of Tufts researchers used their lab skills to help Massachusetts process thousands of COVID-19 testsSoon after the pandemic reached Boston, a group of researchers from Tufts School of Medicine and Tufts Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences started talking about what they could do to help. Their own labs had to halt their activity, […]
    Julie Flaherty