Paul Tringale, A82, F01, Secretary of the Corporation at Tufts University, has had a long and distinguished association with Tufts since his days as student. He earned his undergraduate degree majoring in Psychology and Spanish from the School of Arts and Sciences in 1982 and immediately he began to build his career at the University. He first worked at Dining Services and then moved to the Conference Bureau where he held nearly all positions and became director in 1994. Between 1999 and 2009, Paul served as Director of Conferences and Summer Programs and became the Director of the all-university Commencement activities in 2000. During that time he took on special assignments as Interim Registrar, as well as Interim Director of Student Activities. Paul became Secretary of the Corporation in 2009. All-university commencement activities remain under his purview in this role.
Paul earned a Master’s degree from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy in 2001, and is an active leader in both alumni and professional organizations. He is a member of the Tufts University Alumni Council, the North American Association of Commencement Officers, and the Association of Board Secretaries. He is a former Director of the Tufts University Alumni Council and former chair of its Awards Committee. Paul is a Trustee and Secretary of the MacJannet Foundation, is vice chair of the board and chairs the ad hoc governance committee at Birch Rock Camp, and serves on the Tufts Youth Philharmonic Parent Committee.