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Institute for Global Leadership Records

Call Number: UA209

Scope and Contents

This collection contains the records of the Institute for Global Leadership (IGL). The records document the administration and activities of the Institute and its many programs, including Education for Public Inquiry and International Citizenship (EPIIC), Inquiry, Tufts Initiative for International Leadership and Perspective (TILIP), and Program for Narrative and Documentary Practice (PNDP).

Included are administrative files; subject files on topics relevant to the IGL curriculum; people files documenting speakers and award recipients; organization files documenting the work of groups of interest to IGL; program files and course materials for EPIIC, Inquiry, TILIP, and other programs; IGL publications; posters; recordings of symposia and other events; alumni files; and web crawls of web sites documenting student organizations that are part of IGL.


  • Creation: 1966 -- 2020


Language of Materials



This collection contains 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 Institute for Global Leadership (IGL) at Tufts University is an interdisciplinary learning center devoted to educating, training, and preparing students for global leadership. The Institute was founded in 1999, although many of its programs - such as EPIIC (1985) and Inquiry (1992) - were established earlier in the Tufts Experimental College by IGL Founding Director Sherman Teichman. IGL is known for its Education for Public Inquiry and International Citizenship (EPIIC) colloquium, symposium, and workshops. Other programs include: INQUIRY, a global issues simulation program for high school students; the Program for Narrative and Documentary Practice (PNDP); and international exchanges such as the Tufts Initiative for International Leadership and Perspective (TILIP).


175.91 Linear Feet (170 boxes, 3 over-sized folders)

125 Digital Object(s)

6 Web sites


This collection is organized in 13 series: Administrative files; Subject files; People files; Organizations; EPIIC program; TILIP program; Other programs; Publications; Posters; Audiovisual; Alumni files; Web crawls; and Unprocessed accessions.

Processing Information

This collection is minimally processed.

Repository Details

Part of the Tufts Archival Research Center Repository

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