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Office of the Dean of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering Records

Call Number: UA045

Scope and Contents

This collection contains faculty information, reports, departmental files, campus planning information, correspondence, subject files, and appointment books from the Office of the Dean of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering.


  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1970 -- 2001
  • Creation: 1893 -- 2006


Language of Materials



This collection contains some restricted material. Restrictions related to specific material are listed in the detailed contents list. This collection may require review before it is available for use. Please contact DCA for further details.

Conditions Governing Use

Some material in this collection may be protected by copyright and other rights. Please see “Reproductions and Use” on the Digital Collections and Archives website for more information about reproductions and permission to publish. Copyright to all materials created by Tufts University employees in the course of their work is held by the Trustees of Tufts University.

Biographical / Historical

The Office of the Dean of Arts and Sciences was created in 2001 from a division of the Office of the Dean of Arts, Sciences and Engineering. The Dean of Arts and Sciences is responsible for all undergraduate and graduate departments and programs, as well as research centers and institutes under the scope of Arts and Sciences. The School of Arts and Sciences comprises the College of Liberal Arts, the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, as well as the College of Special Studies.

The Office of the Dean of Arts and Sciences reports to the Office of the University Provost/Senior Vice President. The Dean of Arts and Sciences works closely with a Leadership Team comprised of Deans of Academic Affairs and Education at both the undergraduate and the graduate level.

Susan Ernst served as Dean of Liberal Arts and Jackson College for Natural and Social Sciences from 1997 to the split of the Office in 2001. In 2001 she was named the Dean of Arts and Sciences, a position she held until 2005. Kevin Dunn served as Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs within the Office of the Dean of Arts and Sciences from 2002-2005.


30.1 Linear Feet (28 boxes)


This collection is organized in seven series: Faculty information; Reports; Department files; Building and construction proposals and plans; Subject files; Correspondence; and Appointment books.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Veronica Martzahl in January 2008. Music building plans in the collection were removed to UA195 by Veronica Martzahl in October 2008.

Processing status

This collection is processed.

Repository Details

Part of the Tufts Archival Research Center Repository

35 Professors Row
Tisch Library Building
Tufts University
Medford Massachusetts 02155 United States