Category Archives: President Monaco

Trek to Talloires 2012

January 4, 2012
Dear Members of the Tufts Community:
I hope that 2012 is off to a good start for all of you. Many of you will have made at least one New Year’s resolution. Some of the perennial favorites reflect opportunities to enhance our own health and fitness, whether to lose weight, … » read

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Congratulations to Senior Vice President Brian Lee

December 12, 2011
Dear Faculty and Staff Colleagues,
I write to share with you the news that Brian Lee, our Senior Vice President for University Advancement, will leave Tufts at the end of February to become Vice President for Development and Institute Relations at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena effective April … » read

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Report on the November 2011 Meeting of the Board of Trustees

December 6, 2011
Dear Members of the Tufts Community,
The members of our Board of Trustees play a unique role in the life of the university. Not only do they have fiduciary responsibility for Tufts as an institution, they also provide the administration vitally important counsel and guidance on a wide range of … » read

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Holiday Bonus Days: December 23 and 30, 2011

November 7, 2011
Dear Staff Colleagues:
I am sure many of you are already beginning to make plans for the winter holidays. The holidays offer a unique opportunity to connect with loved ones, and a welcome chance to relax after a busy semester.
I am pleased to announce that this year … » read

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Inaugural Address

Note: More information about President Monaco’s Inauguration is available here .
Anthony P. Monaco

Inaugural Address

October 21, 2011
It is an honor and a privilege to stand before you today as the 13th President of Tufts University. I am grateful to the Trustees, faculty, student, and staff representatives … » read

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First Impressions of Tufts Athletics

October 17, 2011
First impressions of Tufts Athletics
Over the past month, I have been able to cheer on the Tufts athletic teams in unusually warm weather. It has been a joy to meet our student athletes and watch their skilled performances as individuals and as team members. It has also been a … » read

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Supporting the Transgender Members of the Tufts Community

September 28, 2011
Dear Members of the Tufts Community:
Tufts has a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion across all our campuses and schools. So it is not surprising that recent public comments about transgender issues, by a psychiatrist who is an affiliate with our medical school, have generated significant attention and discussion … » read

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Jumbo Pride

This essay appeared as a “Viewpoint” piece in The Tufts Daily on September 21, 2011 » read

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Letter to Mass. Transgender Political Coalition

September 19, 2011
The following letter was sent to Gunner Scott, Executive Director of the Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition, by President Monaco, Dean Harris Berman, and Professor Paul Summergrad
Dear Mr. Scott:
Thank you for your letter noting the comments of Dr. Keith Ablow about Chaz Bono and the transgender population to … » read

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Our Way Forward

September 12, 2011
Dear Members of the Tufts Community,
I want to extend a warm welcome back to school to all of you, and especially to the students, faculty and staff who are beginning their first semester at Tufts with me. I have been in my new job for a little more than … » read

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