The Alumni Council is the elected leadership of the Tufts University Alumni Association and accomplishes its work through several committees, many of which are open to all Tufts alumni. Learn how you can get involved by contacting us at alumni@tufts.edu or calling 1-800-THE-ALUM.

  • Executive Committee

    Member limit: 14, including the president of the alumni association
    Who may join: Membership restricted to Alumni Council members.
    Purpose: Functions on behalf of the Alumni Council in the intervals between the meetings of the Alumni Council, making decisions on programming and services for alumni, and alumni association finances and operations. Time commitment: Monthly calls 

    View current members of the TUAA Executive Committee

  • Alumni Resources Committee

    Member limit: Unlimited
    Who may join: Membership restricted to Alumni Council members.
    Purpose: Provides training and orientation for new Council members, and helping them become integration into the organization for assessing the experience of all Council members and for tracking Council member fulfillment of their obligations.

  • Alumni Weekend Committee

    Member limit: Unlimited
    Who may join: Any alumni
    Purpose: Functions as a steering committee in cooperation with the Office of Alumni Relations to plan and coordinate the events of Alumni Weekend and class reunions.

  • Audit Committee

    Member limit: Unlimited
    Who may join: Membership restricted to Alumni Council members.
    Purpose: Reviews and audits the financial affairs of the Association

  • Awards Committee

    Member limit: Unlimited
    Who may join: Membership restricted to Alumni Council members.
    Purpose: Selects the recipients of the Senior Awards and Distinguished Alumni Awards and plans the events to honor the recipients.

  • Career Services Committee

    Member limit: Unlimited
    Who may join: Any alumni
    Purpose: Works with the Tufts Career Center to support and develop career programs and services for students and alumni.
     

  • Communications and Marketing Committee

    Member limit: Unlimited
    Who may join: Any alumni
    Purpose: Supports the work of the university’s communications function to provide timely and effective communications to alumni.

  • Continuing Education Committee

    Member limit: Unlimited
    Who may join: Any alumni
    Purpose: To make educational content from the Tufts community available to alumni throughout the world.

  • Development Committee

    Member limit: Unlimited
    Who may join: Membership restricted to Alumni Council members.
    Purpose: Advocates for alumni giving to Tufts and helps create a culture of philanthropy in the Tufts community.
     

  • Finance Committee

    Member limit: Unlimited
    Who may join: Membership restricted to Alumni Council members.
    Purpose: Creates and supervises the annual budget

  • Governance Committee

    Member limit: Unlimited
    Who may join: Membership restricted to Alumni Council members.
    Purpose: Works on issues relating to the governance, operations and compliance of the Alumni Council and its committees.

  • Homecoming Committee

    Member limit: Unlimited
    Who may join: Any alumni
    Purpose: Works in cooperation with the Office of Alumni Relations to plan and coordinate the events of Homecoming Weekend.

  • International Committee

    Member limit: Unlimited
    Who may join: Any alumni
    Purpose: Serves as a liaison to chapters, organizations, and individuals serving alumni outside of the United State and works closely with the global programming efforts of the Office of Alumni Relations.

  • Nominating Committee

    Member limit: 10-12, including at least one from the College of Liberal Arts, Jackson College, College of Engineering, School of Medicine, School of Dental Medicine, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.
    Who may join: Membership restricted to Alumni Council members.
    Purpose: Responsible for nominating candidates for election to the Alumni Council and the Tufts University Board of Trustees, and for overseeing annual alumni elections.
     

  • Regional Programs Committee

    Member limit: Unlimited
    Who may join: Any alumni
    Purpose: Supports the work of regional Alumni Chapters and groups in providing alumni programs and initiatives and collaborates with the Office of Alumni Relations to provide leadership training for these alumni chapters and groups.

  • Shared Interest Groups Committee

    Member limit: Unlimited
    Who may join: Any alumni
    Purpose: Oversees the establishment and functioning of new alumni affinity groups based on profession, culture, major, or student activity (Shared Interest Groups).
      

  • Student and Young Alumni Engagement Committee

    Member limit: Unlimited
    Who may join: Any alumni
    Purpose: Enhances the awareness among students and young alumni of their lifelong connection to Tufts University and facilitates dialogue and programming that address the needs of graduating students as they transition into new phases of their lives.
     

  • Traditions Committee

    Member limit: Unlimited
    Who may join: Any alumni
    Purpose: Seeks to develop among students, alumni, and friends of Tufts an appreciation of the University's history and traditions. 

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