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The University Relations division, led by Senior Vice President and General Counsel Mary Jeka, comprises departments that serve the entire university community and act as liaisons to our host communities and the general public. The University Relations division enhances and protects Tufts’ reputation by communicating the quality and distinctive identity of the university, safeguarding the university’s legal interests, ensuring its commitment to equal opportunity and fostering positive relationships with government and the communities we serve.

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  • Provost Welcomes New Faculty September 3, 2015
    Annual event offers a chance to get to know Tufts and each otherAt the Provost’s Welcome event at Distler Hall on Sept. 1, faculty new to the university this fall got a chance to meet and mingle and learn more about Tufts. President Anthony P. Monaco and Provost David Harris greeted the new members of […]
  • Welcoming the New Jumbos September 2, 2015
    The very select undergraduate Class of 2019 and transfers hit campusWith each passing year, gaining undergraduate admittance to the schools of Arts and Sciences and Engineering at Tufts has become a little more challenging. This year was no exception, as the Class of 2019 claimed its spot as the most selective admissions cycle in university […]
  • Lowering sugar-sweetened beverage intake by children linked to more favorable HDL-C changes September 2, 2015
    Potential health benefits identified for children of reducing SSB intake over 12 monthsA study measuring blood lipid levels of a diverse sample of Boston area schoolchildren found that reducing SSB intake by at least one serving a week was associated with a greater increase in HDL-cholesterol over 12 months. Higher SSB consumption was also linked […]
  • Tufts’ Class of 2019 Sets Records for Selectivity and Yield September 2, 2015
    Tufts maintains commitment to meeting full demonstrated financial need of all undergraduates MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (September 2, 2015)— Tufts University’s first-year class of 1,360 students is once again one for the record books. Whittled down from 19,062 applicants, only 16 percent were offered admission, setting a fifth consecutive record for selectivity; yield on those offers was […]