Category Archives: President Monaco

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

Posted in President Monaco, Speeches and Messages

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

Posted in President Monaco, Speeches and Messages

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

Posted in President Monaco, Speeches and Messages

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

Posted in President Monaco, Speeches and Messages

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

Posted in President Monaco, Speeches and Messages

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

Posted in President Monaco, Speeches and Messages

Summer Construction

September 12, 2011
Summer 2011 was a busy time for the Tufts University Facilities Services department, with more than 20 projects completed. They amounted to $12.5 million of the total $30 million FY12 budget allocated for deferred maintenance across the university.
Major projects on the Medford/Somerville campus included:

• Complete repointing … » read

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Together We Begin

August 1, 2011
Dear Members of the Tufts Community,
I have been looking forward to this day with great anticipation since I was appointed the 13th president of Tufts University last fall. I am truly honored to join this special community of faculty, students, staff, alumni, donors, parents and friends. Your hard work … » read

Posted in Community Messages, President Monaco