Op-Ed: After 13 white male deans, Fletcher students say ‘it’s time’

Editor’s note: The Daily obtained the letter printed below in a Sept. 10 email to the university administration from the six individuals identified as the organizers of the effort. Immediately after Admiral James Stavridis’ announcement that he would step down as dean of The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Sophie Pouget (F ’18) posted […]


Stavridis departs Fletcher after five years as dean

Admiral James Stavridis (F ’83, F ’84) stepped down on Aug. 1 as Dean of The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy after five years in the position. Stavridis had served in multiple senior leadership roles in the U.S. military prior to assuming the deanship, including as head of the U.S. Southern Command from 2006 […]


President of Croatia advocates integration with European Union

Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, President of the Republic of Croatia, spoke about her multi-dimensional approach to foreign policy in front of a full crowd at ASEAN Auditorium on Monday night. Her talk was part of the Charles Francis Adams Lecture series. The Republic of Croatia suffered internal turmoil in the 1990s as the result of a destructive […]


Scaramucci resigns from Fletcher School Board of Advisors

James Stavridis, dean of The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, and David Harris, provost and senior vice president, informed The Fletcher School’s community on Tuesday morning that Anthony Scaramucci (LA ’86) had resigned from his position on the Board of Advisors. “We thank Mr. Scaramucci for his past service to Tufts and wish him […]


Dean Stavridis, Provost Harris hold discussion about Board of Advisors

Three Tufts administrators held a discussion with students of The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy about the school’s Board of Advisors on Nov. 16, in light of a petition to remove Anthony Scaramucci (LA ’86) from the board. The talk was led by Fletcher School Dean James Stavridis, Provost David Harris and Board of Advisors Program […]


Fletcher Initiative on Religion, Law & Diplomacy holds fall conference

The Fletcher Initiative on Religion, Law & Diplomacy (FletcherRLD), a student-run organization at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, hosted its fall conference, entitled “Approaching Religious Literacy in International Affairs,” on Nov. 3. The conference was framed around the question, “How do you train a diplomat, a businesswoman, or a soldier to be an effective […]


Op-Ed: Seeking power of values over power of money

In an election-eve address on Nov. 3, 1980, presidential candidate Ronald Reagan restated an exceptionally durable ideal that encapsulates the concept of American exceptionalism: “I believe that Americans in 1980 are every bit as committed to that vision of a shining ‘city on a hill,’ as were those long ago [Pilgrim] settlers.” Whether you agreed with […]


Q&A: James Stavridis on his new book ‘The Leader’s Bookshelf’

Dean of The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy James Stavridis, a retired United States Navy admiral who served as the Supreme Allied Commander at North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), co-authored “The Leader’s Bookshelf” (2017) with R. Manning Ancell. Published in March through the Naval Institute Press, the book lists 50 works of literature based on the suggestions of […]


Richard Haass proposes strategies for modern U.S. foreign policy dilemmas

Richard Haass, the president of the Council on Foreign Relations and a longtime diplomat for the U.S. Department of State, gave his perspective on several critical areas of contemporary American foreign policy in a discussion with The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy Dean James Stavridis. Sophomore Eva Kahan, a member of the Education for […]


Dean of Fletcher School James Stavridis meets with President-elect Trump

Admiral James Stavridis, dean of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, met with President-elect Donald Trump yesterday at his office in Trump Tower in New York City, according to Fletcher School Public Relations Specialist Juli Hanscom. The meeting has fuelled speculation that Stavridis, who was previously the Supreme Allied Commander at NATO, is under consideration to be Trump’s secretary […]


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