Provide a simple, service-oriented approach to conducting many of the administrative human resource and finance tasks that were previously carried out by many different groups across the university. Read More
Research Administration Partnership
Create a network of consistent, high-quality, responsive research administration services, reduce institutional risk and strengthen compliance. Support research administrators with tools, best practices and training so they can work as effectively and efficiently as possible. Read More
Align IT services with the needs of the Tufts community. Support academic and administrative needs by improving processes and introducing technologies that facilitate ubiquitous access, any time support, responsive service and productive partnerships. Read More
Introduce rigorous procurement standards, maximize Tufts’ purchasing power and secure the best pricing. Spend less money yet remain responsive to the need for equipment and services. Read More
The Budget Center
Work directly with schools and central units to facilitate a uniform, strategic and transparent budgeting process across Tufts. Read More
Communications and Marketing Effectiveness
Address increased pressure on the university to generate revenue with communications and marketing efforts that inspire action that will benefit Tufts. Read More
TEAM's goal was to reduce the collective effort spent on common and shareable administrative work. This was a critical step toward ensuring a sustainable balance between Tufts' aspirations and its resources.
In three and a half years of careful assessment, planning and implementation, Tufts established several new structures and systems that will support administrative process improvements for decades to come.