Tufts names US ambassador to Spain as dean of Tisch College

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Tufts University has named Alan D. Solomont, the US ambassador to Spain and Andorra, as dean of its Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service, officials said Thursday in a statement.

Solomont, a Tufts alumnus and the founding board chair of Tisch College, will assume the role on Jan. 2, 2014, according to the statement. Tisch does not enroll students or grant degrees. Instead, the school works with Tufts faculty and students to “instill an entrepreneurial approach to civil engagement,” the statement said.

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