About the Office

Executive Vice President Patricia Campbell is the chief administrative officer of Tufts University responsible for oversight and coordination of core administrative functions including Audit and Management Advisory ServicesOffice of Business DevelopmentFinance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Investment Office Administration, Operations,  Office of Sustainability, and Tufts Support Services.

  • Audit and Management Advisory Services
    Provides internal audit and consulting services to the Tufts community. Independently reviews university operations to strengthen effectiveness in governance, risk management, and internal control processes, and advises on matters of business ethics.
  • Office of Business Development
    Works with the administration, provost, schools, and divisions to support the identification, analysis, and development of innovative and strategic program opportunities that are both complementary to the university’s mission and which will generate significant revenue.
  • Finance
    Manages the fiscal resources of the university ensuring continuous improvement in planning, budgeting, and the efficient allocation of resources while maintaining the financial integrity of Tufts University.
  • Human Resources
    In support of the university’s mission to be a top-quality educational and research institution—and an employer of choice—Human Resources partners with the university’s schools, divisions, and other constituencies to offer an array of programs and services.
  • Information Technology
    Delivers technologies that facilitate teaching, learning, research, administration, and outreach.
  • Operations
    Supports Tufts’ academic and research mission by providing well-maintained facilities; managing the construction of new facilities; providing dining services to students, faculty, and staff; delivering mail; and ensuring a safe and secure campus environment.
  • Office of Sustainability
    Serves as a resource, a catalyst, and an advocate for environmental sustainability at Tufts.
  • Tufts Support Services
    Established in December, 2014, Tufts Support Services (TSS) is a specialized center that delivers a high level of service for finance and human resources transactions to Tufts faculty, staff and student-employees.