Campaign Priorities

Give every student a pathway to lifelong civic engagement

  • Integrate civic engagement in the experiences of incoming students
  • Embed opportunities to build civic skills
  • Incorporate civic learning in every professional school

Funding opportunities include:

  • Tufts 1+4 Bridge-Year Service Learning Program
  • Innovation in the classroom
  • Tisch Summer Fellows Program
  • Preparing the next generation of civic professionals

Reinvigorate political participation among young Americans

  • Engage the campus in civil discourse and dialogue
  • Embed the practical skills of democracy in and out of the classroom
  • Increase opportunities to engage in hands-on political participation
  • Build the only national database on college student political learning and participation and disseminate interventions that work

Funding opportunities include:

  • Distinguished Speaker Series
  • Tisch Senior Fellows and Professors of the Practice
  • Hands-on student participation
  • National research on college student voting

Establish Tufts as the world's leader for scholarship in civic studies

  • Engage Tufts faculty in shaping a multi-disciplinary, university-wide civic studies program
  • Recruit scholars to spark new research, new courses, and new community engagement
  • Convene experts and disseminate the best thinking on how to strengthen democracy

Funding opportunities include:

  • Professors in Civic Studies
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Center for Information & Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE)
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