Off Center Cross of Universalist Church of America before the 1961 merger.
Tufts College, c. 1854
Edward Hopper, Universalist Church, 1926, Princeton University Art Museum, depicting the founding Universalist congregation in Gloucester, Massachusetts
Jumbo in the Barnum Museum of Natural History
The official seal of the Universalist General Convention
Walnut Hill as it appeared prior to the construction of Tisch Library and steps, circa 1910. In the center is Eaton Hall. The road to the right no longer exists.
Universalist National Memorial Church in Washington, D.C.
Sophia Gordon Hall (2006) is Tufts' newest residence hall
Foreign Ministers Boris Johnson (United Kingdom), Federica Mogherini (European Union), Paolo Gentiloni (Italy), Frank-Walter Steinmeier (Germany) and Jean-Marc Ayrault (France) with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaking at Tufts University, September 2016
Packard Hall
Goddard Chapel
Eaton Hall
East Hall
Memorial Steps
Jean Mayer Administration Building, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine
The Tufts European Center on the Talloires campus
Gifford House, residence of the President
Anderson Hall, the School of Engineering
Arnold Wing, the School of Medicine
Goddard Hall, the Fletcher School
Bendetson Hall, on the Medford/Somerville campus, houses the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.
Carmichael Hall on the Residence Quad
Entrance to Tisch Library, the main library on campus
Ginn Library at the Fletcher School
Aidekman Arts Center, Tufts University
Student protest for fossil fuel divestment
Stratton Hall, a downhill residence hall
West Hall, an uphill residence hall
The Tufts cannon, repainted almost nightly during the academic year, is here painted in response to the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan
Eugene Fama, Nobel Prize-winning economist (B.A. 1960)
Roderick MacKinnon, Nobel Prize in Chemistry recipient (M.D. 1982)
Juan Manuel Santos, President of Colombia and recipient of the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize (MA, 1981)
Victor McKusick, geneticist, known as the father of medical genetics (COL, 1943)
Vannevar Bush, inventor and science administrator, founder of Raytheon (BS, 1913; MS, 1913)
Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase (BA, 1978)
Pierre Omidyar, founder of eBay (BS, 1988)
Dov Charney, Founder and CEO of American Apparel (Did not graduate)
Susan Decker, Former president of Yahoo! Inc. (B.S. 1984)
Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr., Publisher of The New York Times (BA, 1974)
Joi Ito, Japanese entrepreneur, former director of MIT Media Lab (COL, 1985)
Norbert Wiener, child prodigy and youngest Tufts graduate (BA, 1909)
Shashi Tharoor, former Under-Secretary General at the United Nations (MA, 1976; Ph.D, 1978)
Joseph Dunford, 19th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
Scott Brown, Diplomat and United States Senator for Massachusetts (B.A. 1981)
Daniel Patrick Moynihan, U.S. Senator from New York (BS, 1948; MA, 1949; PhD, 1961)
Arjun Narsingh KC, Nepali Politician and Former Health and Education Minister (Fellowship, 1982)
Tracy Chapman, Grammy Award-winning artist (BA, 1986)
Michelle Kwan, American figure skater and two time Olympic medalist (MA, 2011)
Meredith Vieira, American journalist, talk show and game show host (BA, 1975)
Gordon Wood, historian, Pulitzer Prize winning author (BA, 1955)
Peter Gallagher, American actor, musician, and writer (BA,1977)
William Hurt, Academy Award-winning actor (B.A. 1972)
Hank Azaria, American actor, voice actor, comedian, and producer (BA, 1985)
Oliver Platt, Stage and screen actor (BA, 1983)
Jessica Biel, Actress (Did not graduate)
Rainn Wilson, Actor (Did not graduate)

In the 1840s, the Universalist Church wanted to open a college in New England, and Charles Tufts donated 20 acres to the church in 1852 to help them achieve this goal.

- Tufts University

1885–1913) at Lombard College, and the Crane Theological School of Tufts University (1869–1968).

- Universalist Church of America

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Tufts in 1910, with Goddard Chapel visible at left, and Miner Hall at right

Crane Theological School

Tufts in 1910, with Goddard Chapel visible at left, and Miner Hall at right
Crane Chapel while still in Miner hall, prior to the 1929 addition to the Crane Building
Paige hall (at left) and Miner Hall prior to construction of the Crane Chapel and arcade between the two buildings
The graduating class of 1897, notable for the presence of three women among the graduates that year.

The Crane Theological School was a Universalist seminary at Tufts University founded in 1869 as the Tufts College Divinity School and closed in 1968.

Alonzo Ames Miner

Universalist minister.

Universalist minister.

He was the second president of Tufts University.

He taught school in rural Vermont and New Hampshire before being ordained a Universalist minister in 1839.