“Walking with the Community, Leading at Tufts and Remembering Gerald Gill”
This conversation explores the contributions of Black university administrators to community-led transformation at Tufts University, through collaborations with students, faculty, and staff from the 1980s to 2000. Panelists will give special attention to their recollections of working with Professor Gerald Gill.
Bobbie Knable, Dean of Students, School of in Arts and Sciences, 1980–2000
Marilyn Glater, Associate Dean of the Faculty and Dean for Natural and Social Sciences, School of Arts and Sciences (1994–1997)
Associate Dean of Liberal Arts and Jackson College, School of Arts and Sciences (1990–1994)
Lisa Coleman, Executive Director, Office of Institutional Diversity (2007–2009)
Director, Africana Center (1999–2007)
"Transforming Leadership: Leading While Black at Tufts and Beyond"
This panel highlights the major contributions of Black deans and provosts to governance at Tufts, 1970-2015, their ongoing legacy at Tufts, and what it still means for the future trajectories of Tufts University.
Joanne Berger-Sweeney, Dean, School of Arts and Sciences (2010–2014)
Bernard W. Harleston, Dean, School of Arts and Sciences (1970–1980)
David R. Harris, Provost and Senior Vice President (2012–2018)
Lonnie H. Norris, Dean, School of Dental Medicine (1995–2011)
Professor, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine (1980–2011)
Vivian W. Pinn, Associate Dean of Student Affairs, Tufts University School of Medicine (1974–1982)
Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine (1970–1982)