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Call for Nominations: 2018 Awards and Alumni Elections

September 11, 2017

Send in your nominations on or before Tuesday, October 24, 2017!

Nominate a member of the Tufts community who should be recognized for professional excellence, extraordinary service to Tufts, or contributions to the community here:

The Tufts University Alumni Association honors a select group of individuals in the following categories at an Alumni Awards ceremony each spring:

  • The Distinguished Service Award and the Young Alumni Service Award, recognizing outstanding service to Tufts.
  • The Distinguished Achievement Award and the Young Alumni Achievement Award, recognizing outstanding achievement in one's profession and/or community.
  • The Active Citizenship and Public Service Award recognizing contributions to improving the lives of others.
  • Career Services Award

Please visit the Tufts Alumni website for full award descriptions, eligibility requirements and the nomination process.


Complete nomination forms and other required materials are due on or before Tuesday, October 24, 2017.

If you have questions, or would like to have nomination forms mailed to you, please call 617-627-5786 or 1-800-THE-ALUM (843-2586), or email

Alumni Elections

Send in your nominations on or before Tuesday, October 17th!

Board of Trustees

Trustees' decisions include faculty promotions and tenure, academic affairs, tuition and budgets, diversity, campus services, new buildings, and more. Nominate a candidate for trustee or call 1-800-THE-ALUM (843-2586).

Alumni Council

Council members, the elected leaders of the Alumni Association work with the University to provide programs and services for alumni such as career networking and advising, reunions and Homecoming, regional and affinity group events, and nominate candidates and oversee elections to the University’s board and the Alumni Council. Nominate a candidate for the Alumni Council or call 1-800-THE-ALUM (843-2586).

Read more about the roles of Tufts University Trustees and Alumni Council members. Your nominations now and your vote in 2018 will have a major impact on your alma mater. Completed Trustee and Council Nominations must be submitted on or before Tuesday, October 17, 2017. Nominations received after this date will be deferred to the 2019 elections.