8: The Deans

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

Article VIII

THE DEANS

8.1 The Board of Trustees shall, upon recommendation from the President, appoint a Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, a Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Jackson College, a Dean of the School of Engineering, a Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, a Dean of the School of Medicine, a Dean of the School of Dental Medicine, a Dean of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, a Dean of the College of Special Studies, a Dean of the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life, a Dean of the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, a Dean of the Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences and a Dean of the Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy.

8.2 The Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences shall be responsible to the Provost for the oversight of the School of Arts and Sciences, Jackson College and the College of Special Studies. The Dean of the School of Engineering, the Dean of the School of Medicine, the Dean of the School of Dental Medicine, the Dean of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, the Dean of the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, the Dean of the Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences, the Dean of the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life, and the Dean of the Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy shall be responsible to the Provost for the oversight of the school of which he or she is Dean. Each such Dean shall make recommendations to the Provost for appointments to the Faculty of each school or college of which he or she is responsible, prepare the business for the meetings of each such Faculty, execute its orders and regulations, preside at its meetings in the absence of the President and the Provost, make an annual report to the President, and shall have such other duties, responsibilities and authority as may be delegated to such Dean from time to time by the President. The Deans of the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Engineering shall also prepare the business for the meetings of the Faculty of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering, execute its orders and regulations, and preside at its meetings in the absence of the President and the Provost.

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