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About the Secretary of the Faculty

Erin Sullivan

As Secretary of the Faculty for the Schools of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering, Erin serves faculty, staff, and administrators by supporting the academic mission of the university, providing advice on faculty governance, and managing the processes that link the two schools to the Provost's office.

Prior to joining Tufts in 2017, Erin was the Assistant Director for Faculty Affairs at Harvard Graduate School of Education, where she managed faculty searches and oversaw multiple promotion and tenure processes. Earlier, she managed the faculty recruitment process for the MIT Skoltech Initiative at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Erin’s experience in higher ed administration and in consulting includes career services, executive search, faculty recruitment, and management of standing processes related to hiring, promotion, and annual reporting.

Erin earned her Ed.M. in higher education at Harvard Graduate School of Education, and her B.A. in sociology-based human relations from Connecticut College.