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Thursday, January, 14th, 2016 Administrative Initiatives

Tufts has established a comprehensive process for planning and executing capital projects to renovate, maintain existing space, and build new construction.


Tuesday, January, 12th, 2016 Administrative Initiatives

Tufts Effectiveness in Administrative Management (TEAM) project is aimed at improving administrative effectiveness and efficiency to address the financial challenges confronting higher education.

Update on Custodial Services Reorganization

Thursday, August, 27th, 2015 Messages News

August 27, 2015 Dear Members of the Tufts Community: We are writing with an update on the reorganization of Tufts’ custodial services, undertaken by DTZ this summer. Our priority throughout this process has been to support DTZ in an effort to minimize job loss and treat each person with compassion and respect. Reducing personnel is… Read More

Update on Custodial Services Reorganization

Friday, August, 7th, 2015 Messages News

August 3, 2015 Dear Members of the Tufts Community, We are writing to update the community on the reorganization that DTZ—the company that provides our custodial services—is undertaking and to respond to some concerns that have been raised by community members. The University and DTZ agreed to delay this reorganization, initially proposed for late 2014,… Read More

Update on Plans for Reorganization of Custodial Services

Monday, June, 8th, 2015 Messages News

August 3, 2015 Dear Members of the Tufts Community: We are writing with an update on the plans for the reorganization of custodial services that have been under discussion over the past year. The university’s cleaning contractor, DTZ, is proceeding with a plan to restructure custodial services provided to Tufts in an incremental process beginning… Read More

Plans for Tufts Support Services (TSS)

Monday, September, 8th, 2014 TEAM

September 8, 2014 Dear Tufts Faculty and Staff, We are writing to update you on the university’s plans for Tufts Support Services (TSS) and provide details about the timeline, scope of services and staffing for this new center. When it launches in mid-December 2014, TSS will support many human resources (HR) and finance-related administrative services… Read More

Update to the February 2014 Progress Report

Friday, May, 9th, 2014 TEAM

Over the past few months, the TEAM Initiative has continued to make progress on its path to improving administrative effectiveness at Tufts. Our working teams have focused on translating last year’s assessment and strategic work into more detailed plans, validating previously proposed process and system improvements, and implementing new systems and more effective work approaches.… Read More