Newsmaker: John Barker ’96

John Barker ’96 has been named dean of undergraduate and graduate students at Tufts University.

John Barker '96

John Barker ’96

Barker has overall responsibility for enhancing the undergraduate and graduate student experience in the School of Arts and Sciences and strengthening the integration of university-wide undergraduate and graduate academic and co-curricular initiatives.

Prior to his appointment, Barker served as founder and director of the University of Miami’s Office of Academic Enhancement. Barker has worked in the past as faculty master for one of the University of Miami’s residential colleges and as an adjunct faculty member in the university’s Department of Educational and Psychological Studies, part of the Miami School of Education.

A political science and history major at Oswego, Barker holds a doctorate in higher education from the University of Rochester.

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