Affordability and the Budget, Part 3: Budget transparency and the push for need-blind admissions

This is part three in a four-part series from the Daily’s Investigative Team. As the university’s deficit persists and spending increases, students have become increasingly frustrated at the university’s lack of budget transparency. Elizabeth Dossett, a junior and a member of Tufts Student Action (TSA), said that if Tufts is using the deficit as an excuse not […]

Tufts publishes previously unavailable data on economic diversity

Tufts’ Office of Institutional Research and Evaluation (OIRE) recently published previously unavailable data on economic diversity of Tufts’ student body, according to senior and TCU Senate Trustee Representative Nathan Foster. Foster noted that the data on Tufts’ economic diversity was first released to TCU Senate at Foster’s request and then was released to the general public.  […]

Tufts opens second sexual conduct attitudes survey

Content Warning: This article discusses sexual violence. The 2017 Tufts Attitudes about Sexual Conduct Survey (TASCS) opens online today, with the goal of anonymously gauging the prevalence and current climate of sexual misconduct on all Tufts campuses. This is the second iteration of the survey, with the first TASCS conducted in April 2015, according to Lauren Conoscenti, the […]

Tufts considering expanding options for gender identity on Common App supplement

The Undergraduate Admissions office is considering expanding available gender identity options on the Tufts’ supplement to the Common Application for next year’s admissions cycle. According to Edward Pickett III, associate director of Undergraduate Admissions, the Admissions office has been in discussion with LGBT Center Director Nino Testa (G ’13) and Chief Diversity Officer and Associate Provost Mark Brimhall-Vargas regarding […]