Office of the Provost
Members of the Office of the Provost who support the development and realization of university-wide global strategy to enhance Tufts’ position in global education, research, and impact.
As Senior International Officer and Associate Provost, Diana Chigas provides leadership in the development and realization of a university-wide global strategy to enhance Tufts’ position in global education, research, and impact. Reporting to the University Provost, Diana is responsible for providing information, facilitation and support for globally-focused student engagement and faculty teaching, research and policy activities. She works with Tufts’ schools to identify university-wide geographic and thematic priorities, partnerships and global initiatives. Diana also works closely with the Director of Global Operations to ensure that appropriate administrative infrastructure and services are in place to support Tufts’ global initiatives.
Global Operations brings together experts in the areas of tax, purchasing, legal, human resources, and compliance to assess issues, provide advice, and reduce internal infrastructure barriers for University faculty and staff undertaking research, projects, or programs abroad. Global Operations also administers the Tufts Travel Registry, a confidential and secure database for maintaining key travel information for all Tufts affiliates conducting university-related international travel.
Tufts International Center
The I-Center staff works to raise intercultural awareness, to increase the knowledge of immigration laws affecting the Tufts international community, and to advocate for a campus climate that respects cultural differences.