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Sara Renkert is a news editor at the Tufts Daily. She is a junior majoring in political science and can be reached at [email protected]


Office of Campus Life launches JumboLife, new student engagement platform

John Wescott, associate director for campus life and programming, explained that the transition to JumboLife was not in response to COVID-19, but rather the result of ongoing reviews of campus engagement platforms.


Former Mass. Governor Deval Patrick commences Tisch College Distinguished Speaker Series

Former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick addressed the Tufts community on Sept. 9, beginning the Tisch College Distinguished Speakers Series for fall 2020. He spoke about his campaign for governor and U.S. president and his policy priorities. Dean of the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life Alan Solomont (A'70) moderated the event.


Victory to leave Tufts, assume new role at Duke

Executive Director of the Career Center Gregory Victory announced on April 14 that he will be leaving Tufts in July to become the Fannie Mitchell executive director of the career center and assistant vice president of student affairs at Duke University. Victory has occupied his current role at Tufts since July 2016. Donna Esposito, director […]


Bellof hired as new ‘alpha’ dean, Baffi-Dugan to retire

Associate Dean of Undergraduate Advising Carol Baffi-Dugan, replaced by Matthew Bellof (LA’06, AG’09), began her transition from the department on Feb. 3. According to an email sent to the Tufts community on Jan. 31, Baffi-Dugan will continue in a part-time capacity as the director of pre-health advising until June 30, at which time Amanda Stone […]


Camille Lizarríbar joins Tufts as new dean of student affairs, chief student affairs officer

Camille Lizarríbar, dean of student affairs and senior associate dean of Yale College, was named the next dean of student affairs and chief student affairs officer for the Schools of Arts and Sciences and Engineering in a Jan. 24 email sent to the Tufts community. Lizarríbar will officially start in early July, filling the role […]


Discontinuation of OSSA leads to integration of services into FIRST Resource Center

In a decision made this past summer after three years of ongoing support by the organization, the Office for Student Success and Advising (OSSA) has been discontinued in order to incorporate its leadership and resources into the FIRST Resource Center, according to a Student Life email on Sept. 3. This center focuses primarily on providing […]


Nancy Thompson hired as dean of student affairs, chief student affairs officer ad interim

Nancy Thompson, former vice president and dean of students at Hamilton College, has joined the Tufts community as the dean of student affairs and chief student affairs officer ad interim. As Tufts begins to find someone to fill that position permanently, Thompson brings decades of experience and skill to the Dean of Student Affairs Office. […]


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