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Mary R. Jeka, Senior Vice President for University Relations and General Counsel, is a member of President Sunil Kumar’s senior leadership team with responsibility for the University Relations Division, managing the Office of University Counsel, the Office of Government & Community Relations and the Office of Equal Opportunity.

Ms. Jeka previously served as general counsel to the United States Senate Labor and Human Resources Committee, legislative aide to Senator Edward M. Kennedy, and general counsel to both the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority and the Massachusetts Health and Educational Facilities Authority. She has taught as an adjunct professor at Boston College and Northeastern University Law Schools.

She earned a B.A. and a J.D. from Boston College. Ms. Jeka joined Tufts in June 2003 as Vice President for University Relations. She was promoted to Senior Vice President for University Relations (2011) and was designated General Counsel (2013).


August 2023