Tufts Presidential Awards for Citizenship and Public Service 2015 Call for Nominations

Posted: January 26th, 2015

January 26, 2015
Dear Colleagues:
I invite and encourage you to nominate students for the 2015 Presidential Awards for Citizenship and Public Service. Each year these awards recognize undergraduate and graduate students from all schools for outstanding achievement in community service and civic leadership. Please click here to make nominations or visit the Tisch College … » read

Tufts Distinction Awards 2015 Call for Nominations

Posted: January 26th, 2015

January 20, 2015
Dear Members of the Tufts Community:
Over the last seven years, the Tufts Distinction Awards have honored over 100 individuals and teams from among our staff and faculty for their exceptional contributions to Tufts. In the process, this unique awards program has become a valued university tradition. I hope that … » read

Free Speech on Tufts Campus

Posted: January 14th, 2015

January 14, 2015
This essay appeared as an “Opinion” piece in The Tufts Daily on January 14, 2015; click here to see it in the Daily.
Since its founding in 1852, Tufts has embraced a campus culture that encourages the free and unfettered exchange of ideas. It is what defines us as a university … » read

Tufts Marathon Team 2015 Call for Volunteers

Posted: January 6th, 2015

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 2015 Boston Marathon.
As in previous years, the Boston Athletic Association (BAA) has allotted Tufts an exclusive number of volunteer spots on Marathon Monday, April 20, 2015. Volunteering … » read

Tufts Support Services (TSS) Launch

Posted: December 16th, 2014

December 15, 2014
Dear Tufts Faculty and Staff:
We are proud to announce the launch of Tufts Support Services (TSS) today. A result of two years of assessments, careful design and planning, TSS will reduce the time we spend on basic administrative tasks, allowing us to focus on core activities such as teaching … » read

Tufts Medical Center Partnership Discussions with Boston Medical Center

Posted: December 10th, 2014

December 10, 2014
Dear Members of the Tufts University Community,
Tufts Medical Center has long served as our principal teaching hospital, and we are proud of that relationship. Today, Tufts Medical Center shared some important news that we want to share with you.
As part of its plan for continued growth, … » read

An Offense against Our Community’s Values

Posted: November 24th, 2014

November 22, 2014
Dear Members of the Tufts Community:
I am writing to inform you that two incidents of anti-Semitic graffiti on campus were reported to the Tufts University Police Department yesterday. The graffiti had been painted on a sign located adjacent to South Hall and on the wall of Lewis Hall. TUPD … » read

Report on the November 2014 Board of Trustees Meeting

Posted: November 10th, 2014

Dear Members of the Tufts Community,
The most recent regular meeting of the Board of Trustees and its committees took place on November 7–8 on the Medford/Somerville campus. Major topics for the trustees’ review and action included initiatives to support our strategic plan, the budget outlook for upcoming years, the pace of change required … » read

Holiday Bonus Days: 12/26/14 and 1/2/15

Posted: October 27th, 2014

October 27, 2014
Dear Staff Colleagues:
It is hard to believe that we are already almost to Halloween! I am sure many of you are already beginning to make plans for the winter holidays, which offer a unique opportunity to spend time with family and friends, and a welcome chance to relax after … » read

Tufts Marathon Team: Call for Runners

Posted: September 29th, 2014

September 29, 2014
Dear Members of the Tufts Community,
I am writing to invite you to participate in the 119th Boston Marathon as a member of the Tufts Marathon Team. Tufts’ participation in the Boston Marathon is a beloved tradition at the university and I am glad that our runners will once again … » read