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Dr. Rob Mack provides strategic consultation with a broad vision for the role of diversity in achieving institutional excellence. He reports primarily to the Provost, while working closely with the President and the campus-wide Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Council, to serve as a catalyst to leverage best practices and resources across Medford/Somerville and SMFA to promote a culture of inclusion at the University.  Dr. Mack is a member of Tufts’ Academic Council, which brings together the University’s senior leadership under the chairmanship of the President and will be a member of the Provost’s Council, which is chaired by the Provost.  He works closely with Dr. Joyce Sackey, Associate Provost and Chief Diversity Officer for Health Sciences Schools.

Positions:

Associate Provost and Chief Diversity Officer, Somerville/Medford and Boston SMFA

Education:

Doctorate in Education Administration and Supervision (Ed.D.), American International College

Former Positions:

Rob Mack came to Tufts in 2012 from Curry College, where he directed the academic advising system and provided support to students who faced transitional and academic challenges. Prior to Curry, he was Director of Student Support Services program, a federally funded TRIO program providing support to first-generation college goers, students on financial aid, and students with disabilities. Prior to serving in higher education, Rob served as the Clinical Director for the Springfield, MA Police Department’s Psychological Services Unit.

Email: Robert.mack@tufts.edu