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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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  • The Complexities of Europe’s Refugee Crisis October 2, 2015
    Western nations face thorny legal, humanitarian and practical issues, says human rights law expertWe see them on the nightly TV news and on the front page of the newspaper: thousands of people fleeing war, oppression and persecution in Syria, Afghanistan, Somalia and other nations. They pile into rubber dinghies, crowd into train stations or walk […]
  • Tenure: Enjoy It While It Lasts October 2, 2015
    Now on the wane, it is what built American higher ed, argues a former Tufts provost “The single most important factor preventing change in higher education is tenure.” Wow. That was the sentiment expressed in 2010 by Mark C. Taylor, then chair of Columbia’s Department of Religion, and every critic of higher education in the […]
  • Breaking the Veiled Ceiling October 1, 2015
    Yasmin Altwaijri, N96, N02, is blazing a trail for epidemiology and for Saudi women in scienceIn 2009, Yasmin Altwaijri, the head of epidemiology at King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center in Riyadh, set out with her colleagues to do a groundbreaking study on mental health in Saudi Arabia. They planned to interview 5,000 men […]
  • Caring Classrooms September 28, 2015
    Teachers who are ‘warm demanders’ get the most out of their students, according to an expert in managing children’s behaviorClassroom management has come a long way since the days of rulers and dunce caps. As George Scarlett writes in his introduction to the SAGE Encyclopedia for Classroom Management, the term today is less about discipline […]