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April 13, 2017 | Category: Announcement

TO: Faculty and Staff, All campuses

FROM: Tufts Technology Services

Over the next three years, Tufts is adopting a new, university-wide Learning Management System (LMS) to replace Trunk and TUSK. After more than a year of research and community involvement, the Educational Technology Services group in Tufts Technology Services (TTS) has selected Canvas by Instructure as our next-generation LMS.

Read the full story to learn more about why it is important for Tufts to adopt a new LMS, what the phased-in transition plan looks like, and links to the Canvas at Tufts website for all the details and to follow along with progress.

If you have questions or concerns about the Canvas transition, please contact Educational Technology Services at

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