Madeline Wilson is a Deputy News Editor at The Tufts Daily. She is a junior studying English and Sociology. Maddy can be reached at [email protected]

University President-elect Sunil Kumar tours campuses, speaks to students

Tufts announced on Nov. 17 that Sunil Kumar will be the 14th president of Tufts. Kumar will succeed current University President Anthony Monaco, who has held the office for 12 years, beginning in July 2023. Kumar was welcomed to Tufts’ campuses on Thursday and Friday to celebrate the announcement and meet members of the community.  […]

BREAKING: Sunil Kumar to succeed Monaco as university president

Sunil Kumar has been chosen as the next president of Tufts University. Kumar will be the 14th president of Tufts and the first president of color. He will succeed current University President Anthony Monaco — who has served as president for 12 years and announced his upcoming departure in February — beginning July 1, 2023. […]

Department of Public Safety announces updated mission and values, creation of new positions

Executive Director of Public Safety Yolanda Smith shared updates on the Department of Public Safety’s efforts to support the University’s anti-racism initiatives in an email to the Tufts community on Wednesday. The email stated that the changes are the result of the 2021 Campus Safety and Police Workstream final report, which established the Working Group […]

TCU Senate hears appeal for supplementary funding, discusses recent anti-Semitic incident

The TCU Senate heard supplementary funding appeals and discussed issues of diversity, equity and inclusion on Sunday. After taking attendance, TCU Historian Julie Baik reviewed the attendance policy for the year and directed senators to take a survey regarding the annual Senate meet and greet with Tufts administrators. TCU Treasurer Jalen Little then introduced twelve […]

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TCU elects new Allocations Board member, hears updates from community senators and General Board

TCU Senate elected new members to the Allocations Board, heard updates from community senators and discussed recent conversations with the Tufts administration during its second session of the year on Sept. 25. After taking roll call, TCU President Jaden Pena introduced Elections Commission Co-Chair Ethan Walsey, who led an election to name an additional member […]

Somerville residents hold Safe Streets rally for improved transportation infrastructure

Residents of Somerville gathered on Sept. 17 for a rally in support of safer streets at Seven Hills Park in Davis Square. The event was held in response to the death of Stephen Conley, a Somerville resident who was fatally struck by a car door while riding his bike on Broadway on Aug. 12. A […]

Eaton Hall set to undergo complete renovation

Eaton Hall is set to undergo a complete renovation, with preliminary work starting in November and construction beginning in 2023. The academic departments that currently operate out of Eaton have already moved to other locations for the remodel, which is set to be completed by the fall of 2024. “Eaton Hall is in need of […]

Tufts shows support for Harvard, UNC in Supreme Court affirmative action case

Tufts joined 32 other colleges and universities in signing an amicus curiae brief for the Supreme Court of the United States affirming the legality of race-conscious college admissions. The brief, filed by Amherst College on Aug. 1, expresses support for Harvard College and the University of North Carolina in their ongoing legal battle to maintain […]

Somerville City Council passes ordinance protecting those seeking gender-affirming care

The Somerville City Council unanimously passed an ordinance protecting the rights of individuals seeking gender-affirming care on June 9. The ordinance prohibits City of Somerville law enforcement from helping to enforce laws enacted by other states that prevent individuals from accessing gender-affirming care. Somerville City Councilors At-Large Willie Burnley Jr. and Charlotte Kelly sponsored the […]

Dean Cunningham, Tisch College reflect on year of civic engagement, community involvement

The Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life has worked this year to integrate civic engagement into higher education, private and public institutions and active community involvement. Under the leadership of Dayna Cunningham, who just concluded her first academic year as dean, Tisch College has been focusing its research and initiatives on building a multiracial […]