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The Tufts Daily
Where you read it first | Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Rohith Raman


Margaret Rose Vendryes to become new SMFA dean

Accomplished artist and longtime educator Margaret Rose Vendryes will become the next dean of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in June, theuniversity announcedlast month. Vendryes was chosen following a months-long search that began after the school's inaugural dean, Nancy Bauer, announced she wasstepping down last May.


TUPIT hosts event with formerly incarcerated members of Tufts Education Reentry Network

The Tufts University Prison Initiative of Tisch College (TUPIT) recently hosted an event that invited formerly incarcerated members of the Tufts Education Reentry Network (MyTERN) to speak about their experiences in and out of prison. The speakers, who are currently seeking education through MyTERN, discussed questions ranging from the difficulty of reentry to how important education and programs like MyTERN are to facilitate these processes. They are quoted anonymously to respect and protect their privacy. 


Duck, professors speak to impact of test-optional policy on applications

The ACT recentlyreleased a report which found that scores have dropped for the fifth consecutive year. While some in higher education argue that this indicates a worrying trend about students' preparation for college-level coursework, many Tufts educators see its primary cause — universities adopting test-optional programs — as a progressive development.

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