Category Archives: President Monaco

Substantial Achievements and Exciting Initiatives

February 14, 2018
Dear members of the Tufts community,
I hope that the spring term is off to a great start for all of you. The fall semester was certainly one of substantial achievement across the university. Our leadership in research and education was in evidence last fall when we celebrated the opening … » read

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Appointment of Dr. Sarah Booth as HNRCA Director

February 13, 2018
Dear Members of the Tufts Community,
It our sincere pleasure to announce the appointment of Dr. Sarah Booth as Director of the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Center for Research on Aging (HNRCA) at Tufts. Dr. Booth has served in this role in an interim capacity for the past 15 … » read

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Congratulations to President Emeritus Bacow

February 11, 2018
Dear Members of the Tufts University Community:
Earlier today, Harvard University announced the appointment of Tufts University President Emeritus Larry Bacow as its 29th president. Harvard has made a truly outstanding choice.
Larry served with great distinction as 12th President of Tufts from 2001 to 2011. He exhibited superb … » read

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Call for Nominations: 2018 Presidential Awards for Civic Life

January 23, 2018
Dear Colleagues:
Tufts University has honored some of our most inspiring students with the Presidential Award for Civic Life for over seventeen years. These prestigious awards recognize students from across the University for outstanding achievement in community service and civic leadership during their time at Tufts. We need your help» read

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Leadership Transition at Tufts Medical Center

January 18, 2018
Dear Members of the Tufts Community,
We write to share with you that Michael Wagner, M.D., F.A.C.P., president and chief executive officer of Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children, has announced that he will be taking over a new leadership role as chief physician executive at Wellforce, the … » read

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The Tax Cut and Jobs Act: Letter to the Massachusetts Congressional Delegation

November 22, 2017
President Monaco sent the following letter to the members of the Massachusetts Congressional delegation regarding the U.S. House and Senate versions of the Tax Cut and Jobs Act.  
Dear Senator/Congressman:
I am writing to express the concerns of Tufts University over provisions included in both House and Senate versions … » read

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Call for Runners: Tufts Marathon Team

October 2, 2017
Dear Members of the Tufts Community,
I am writing to update you on the Tufts Marathon Team and our participation in the 122st Boston Marathon. Now in its sixteenth year, Tufts’ involvement in the Boston Marathon has been a beloved tradition at the university and we are grateful to John … » read

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Tufts’ Commitment to Preventing and Addressing Sexual Misconduct

President Anthony P. Monaco released the following statement on September 25, 2017:
Tufts University is deeply committed to preventing and addressing sexual misconduct in our community. Over the years, we have made significant efforts to educate our community members about their rights and responsibilities under the university’s policy that prohibits sexual misconduct of any kind. … » read

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Elevating Tufts’ Leadership in the Study of Learning

September 20, 2017
Dear Members of the Tufts Community,
We are delighted to announce that the James S. McDonnell Family Foundation is generously contributing $8 million to Tufts University to establish the Institute for Research on Learning and Instruction (IRLI) in the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Engineering. IRLI will be a cross-disciplinary, cross-school enterprise focused on improving student learning outcomes at the collegiate … » read

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Advancing Undergraduate Student Life at Tufts

September 14, 2017
Dear Members of the Tufts Community,
A commitment to transformational student experiences is one of Tufts’ hallmarks as a university. At the undergraduate level, this means that we seek to provide not only a rigorous academic experience and active engagement with civic life, but also a residential and campus experience … » read

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