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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

Spotlights

  • 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.

  • Research to understand the impact of stereotypes on individuals from stigmatized groups.

  • Students sitting on the campus green

    Letter from Tufts President, Anthony Monaco to the Tufts community, reporting on the results of a 2015 survey gathering information about sexual misconduct and Tufts’ ongoing work to address the issue. 

  • 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.

  • Group photo of students wearing African Center Stoles

    Provides community, friendship and access to academic and social resources for students of African descent.

  • children sitting in a row

    Part of a national movement to increase access to higher education, particularly for students from underrepresented backgrounds. 

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: