Requirements

BYLAWS OF TRUSTEES OF TUFTS COLLEGE
Amended by the Board of Trustees May 21, 2016
Article X

ACADEMIC DEGREES

10.1 REQUIREMENTS. All degrees shall be conferred by vote of the Board of Trustees. The ordinary degrees shall be conferred after recommendation of the appropriate Faculties, namely, of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering, of the College of Special Studies, of the School of Medicine, of the School of Dental Medicine, of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, of the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, of the Sackler Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, of the Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy and of all other colleges and schools heretofore or hereafter established. No candidate of these degrees shall be recommended except after thorough examination, and academic residence at the University of at least one year. The requirement of residence may be waived for candidates for all degrees by vote of the appropriate Faculty and approved by the President of the University. All degrees conferred by the University shall be announced at Commencement.

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