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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 

collage of photos showing a diverse group of people

Diversity Overview

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

 

More Diversity Data

New & Notable

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.

  • Crowd at a rally

    Offers a space for students, faculty and staff to explore their unique relationship to gender and sexuality through personal, activist or academic lenses.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Student at a podium

    Designed to assist underrepresented students transition from high school to college. BLAST supports and develops students who strive for academic excellence in the school of liberal arts. 

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: