Linda Snyder joined Tufts University as Vice President for Operations on October 9, 2012. She is responsible for facilities services and construction management, campus and space planning, dining services, public and environmental safety and real property services.
Linda was Vice President for Campus Planning and Facilities at Dartmouth College. While at Dartmouth, Linda managed the consolidation of all departments with physical planning and facilities responsibilities, oversaw completion of $265M in major capital projects, and maintained a strong commitment to sustainability across all aspects of campus life and operations. Previously she was the Associate Executive Dean of Physical Resources and Planning for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University.
She received her Bachelor’s Degree from Utah State University and continued her education at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University, where she was a Loeb Fellow in the Graduate School of Design, studying urban design and land use planning. She has over 25 years of experience in project planning, design, asset management, operations and construction, maintenance, procurement and general management, working for such organizations as the Massachusetts State College Building Authority, City of Chelsea, The Children’s Museum, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and the Municipality of Anchorage, Alaska.
Linda lives in Boston and is married to Steven Kadish.