University Relations Departments

Community & Government Relations promotes strong partnerships and interactions between Tufts and members of its host communities, including neighbors, community organizations, municipal government offices, and government officials at the city, state and federal levels.

Digital Communications oversees the university’s presence through online and digital channels, reflecting the latest thinking in new technologies and strategies.

Public Relations keeps the university’s profile high, positive and in support of the Tufts brand across all news media. The team also works on crisis management and on special communications plans.

Publications conveys Tufts’ identity and key messages via content and visual identity through the news publications group, which produces all university magazines and the online news site, and through the print and marketing communications group, which produces print strategies and products and manages preferred vendor lists.

The Office of Equal Opportunity works to promote an environment at Tufts University that is free of discrimination and harassment. This is done through training for faculty, staff, and students. OEO resolves allegations of discrimination and harassment for all members of the Tufts community.

University Counsel coordinates the delivery of all legal services on behalf of the university, providing support to university personnel on a broad range of matters and coordinating the selection and supervision of outside counsel for matters requiring additional expertise.

University Photography provides documentary, news, editorial and event photography for the Tufts community. The department maintains an online archive of thousands of Tufts-related photos, which are available to the community free of charge.