Bill and Joyce Cummings’ gift brings both a new academic center and stunning gateway to Tufts. The Joyce Cummings Center will optimize a prominent corner on the Medford/Somerville campus.
Bill and Joyce Cummings

Tufts this summer put the finishing touches on multi-year housing program that has brought significant improvements to most major undergraduate resident halls on the Medford-Somerville campus.

The glass-walled atrium of Miller Hall on the Tufts Medford/Somerville campus. Over past decade, say Tufts planners, construction has brought critical upgrades and incorporated student life priorities. Photo: Jenna Schad

Jack Schuler, E62, and his daughter, Tanya Schuler Sharman, E91, believe so strongly in access to higher education that they’re investing $500 million in an ambitious rethink of financial aid.

Students wearing caps and gowns smile at the baccalaureate ceremony