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Celebrating the Class of 2021

Wednesday, May 12th, 2021 Speeches and Messages

May 12, 2021 Dear members of the Tufts community, Commencement is always the high point of the academic year—the culmination of our students’ intellectual and personal journeys. On May 23, I look forward to celebrating… Read More

Justice and Accountability

Tuesday, April 20th, 2021 Speeches and Messages

April 20, 2021 Dear members of the Tufts University community, Nearly 10 months ago, we sent a message of solidarity to you in the wake of George Floyd’s death, acknowledging the systemic racism at work… Read More

2021 Commencement Speaker

Thursday, March 18th, 2021 Speeches and Messages

March 18, 2021 Dear students, faculty, and staff: I’m delighted to share with you that civil rights lawyer and advocate Bryan Stevenson will be Tufts’ 2021 Commencement speaker. Mr. Stevenson, the head of the Equal… Read More

Reflections: One year later

Friday, March 12th, 2021 Speeches and Messages

March 12, 2021 Dear Tufts students, faculty, and staff, It was one year ago that we shifted to remote education, curtailed research, closed clinics for all but emergency care, and began to work from home.… Read More