List of Tufts University people

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The following is a partial, incomplete list of notable Tufts University people. It includes alumni, professors, and others associated with Tufts University, a private research university in Medford/Somerville, near Boston, Massachusetts, USA. See also Tufts University alumni.

Notable alumni[edit]

Select Tufts alumni
New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson, class of 1970
Massachusetts Senator, Scott Brown, class of 1981
Former Prime Minister of Greece Kostas Karamanlis Ph.D. Political Science
eBay founder Pierre Omidyar, class of 1988
DuPont CEO Ellen J. Kullman, class of 1978
Actor and voice actor Hank Azaria, class of 1987
Academy Award-winning actor William Hurt, class of 1972
Today Show host Meredith Vieira, class of 1975
Alternative rock band Guster, composed of Tufts graduates

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Non-fiction writing and journalism[edit]


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Notable faculty[edit]

Notable honorary degree recipients[edit]

Tufts awards honorary degrees to outstanding people since 1858; among them:[4]


Fictional characters[edit]