Category Archives: Speeches and Messages

Call for Nominations: 2017 Presidential Awards for Civic Life

January 10, 2017
Dear Colleagues:
For over sixteen years, we have honored our students for achievement in community service and civic leadership with the Presidential Award for Citizenship and Public Service. Recently renamed the Presidential Award for Civic Life, these awards will continue to recognize some of our most inspiring undergraduate and graduate … » read

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Student Life Review Committee

December 22, 2016
Dear Members of the Tufts University Community:
I am writing to let you know about the steps we are taking to address important issues related to undergraduate student life and the Greek system on the Medford/Somerville campus.
Recent messages from our deans to the campus community and Tufts families … » read

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Tufts Marathon Team: Call for Volunteers

December 8, 2016
Dear Members of the Tufts Community:
I am happy to announce that the time has arrived to sign up to volunteer with Tufts at the 2017 Boston Marathon.
As in previous years, the Boston Athletic Association (BAA) has allotted Tufts an exclusive number of volunteer spots on Marathon Monday, … » read

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Report on the November 2016 Board of Trustees Meeting

December 7, 2016
Dear Members of the Tufts Community,
The most recent regular meeting of the Board of Trustees and its committees took place on November 4–5 on the Grafton and Medford/Somerville campuses. Major topics for the trustees’ review and action included academic affairs, capital projects, budgets and financial planning, and communications and … » read

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Supporting and Protecting our DACA and Undocumented Students

November 30, 2016
Dear Members of the Tufts University Community,
Tufts University has been a leader in admitting DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) and undocumented students at the undergraduate level. These students, who were brought to our country by their families, have distinguished themselves academically and contributed positively to their communities.
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Statement on Support for Undocumented and DACA Students at Tufts

November 16, 2016
Statement of Anthony P. Monaco at Sanctuary Campus Walk-Out
This is a critical moment in our country and at this critical juncture it is essential for all of us at Tufts to reaffirm our shared values as a community.
Tufts has been a leader in support of undocumented students … » read

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Tufts’ Unwavering Values

November 14, 2016
Dear Members of the Tufts Community,
We are at a moment of significant uncertainty in this country, following a hard-fought election campaign that was marked by unusually divisive rhetoric and an outcome that few had anticipated.
Uncertainty is evident in the range of opinions and emotions that are being … » read

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Tufts Marathon Team: Call for Runners

October 6, 2016
Dear Members of the Tufts Community,
I am writing to update you on the Tufts Marathon Team and our participation in the 121st Boston Marathon. Tufts’ involvement in the Boston Marathon has been a beloved tradition at the university and we are grateful to John Hancock for the opportunity to … » read

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A Transformative Gift to Tufts University School of Medicine

September 21, 2016
Dear Members of the Tufts Community,
We are delighted to announce that the Jaharis Family Foundation Inc. has generously pledged $15 million to Tufts University School of Medicine , a gift that will transform teaching and learning on our Boston health sciences campus and encourage more new physicians to consider careers in family medicine. Tufts University is extremely … » read

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Launching a New Academic Year at Tufts

For a briefer version of this message, with images, visit:  http://tuftsalumni.org/news/detail/4508/
September 9, 2016
Dear Members of the Tufts Community,
As we begin the academic year, I would like to extend a warm welcome to our new faculty, staff, students and their families.  Over the past few weeks I have met many … » read

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