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Diversity and Inclusion

Tufts is enriched by the many experiences and perspectives each individual member brings to our community. We are committed to providing every student, faculty and staff member with the best possible experience, regardless of their:

  • race
  • color
  • national or ethnic origin
  • ancestry
  • age
  • religion or religious creed
  • ability
  • sex or gender
  • gender identity and/or expression
  • sexual orientation
  • military or veteran status
  • genetic information

Non-Discrimination Statement 

Chief Diversity Officers 

Diversity Overview

View this page on your desktop to browse an interactive dashboard relating to Diversity at Tufts

 

More Diversity Data

New & Notable

  • Bridging Differences

    A new initiative with the goal of developing a strategy that will position Tufts to lead nationally and internationally in supporting and developing structures, processes, and skills to engage constructively across differences

  • Using the university’s libraries, the Bridging Differences initiative encourages learning about the political, social, and cultural issues that divide our society

  • Rob Mack and Joyce Sackey bring a breadth of experience to their new roles as chief diversity officers for Tufts

    Ghana
  • Gloria Chao tackles the tensions growing up between immigrants and their first-generation children in a new YA novel

    Taiwan
  • A new program brought students from underrepresented backgrounds to campus this summer to do research with Tufts faculty

Spotlights

  • Group photo of the Student Affairs team

    Supports an inclusive and safe community for all students and promotes leadership development in partnership with many other campus offices.

  • Bridging Differences

    A new initiative with the goal of developing a strategy that will position Tufts to lead nationally and internationally in supporting and developing structures, processes, and skills to engage constructively across differences

  • Students having a discussion

    Promotes engaged research and scholarship into the ways in which race and democracy impact the lives of global citizens.

  • Group photo of BEST students

    Designed to assist underrepresented students transition from high school to college. BEST provides the support, resources, and opportunities necessary for students to excel academically and socially in the school of engineering.

  • Darryl Williams, Director of The Center for STEM Diversity

    Created to increase diversity in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields. Focusing on recruiting and retaining traditionally underrepresented groups in engineering and science, including women, African-Americans, Latino/Chicano, Native Americans and LGBT.

  • Stacks of application folders

    Admissions and financial aid information for undocumented and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) students interested in applying to Tufts.

Resources

Chief Diversity Officers

Joyce Sackey and Robert Mack

Group of Seven

The Group of Seven works collectively and independently to develop knowledge of and appreciation for diversity at Tufts. All students are welcome at each Group of Seven Center. The Centers sponsor many activities, including field trips, lectures, barbeques, and other events throughout the year. For more information, please visit their websites: