Julien C. Carter is the Vice President for Human Resources. In this role he collaborates with the university community to ensure that human resource practices, policies, and systems at Tufts are aligned with institutional priorities, attuned to changing workplace demographics and supportive of individual employees.
Julien joined Tufts University in January, 2015. Prior to Tufts, Mr. Carter served as the founding Vice President for Human Resources at Khalifa University for Science, Technology and Research in the United Arab Emirates, and Chief Human Resource Officer at both the University of Texas at Austin, and the University of Louisville. In addition, he was the Commissioner of Employee Relations for the State of Minnesota in the cabinet of Governor Jesse Ventura.
Julien holds a B.S. from Missouri State University, M.A. from Truman State University, and J.D. from the University of Missouri-Columbia. He is also is a former Captain in the United States Army Reserve.