David D. Cuttino served as Dean of Admissions, Enrollment and External Affairs at Tufts University. He was responsible for undergraduate admissions, financial aid policy, and the Tufts Institute for Global Leadership. He initiated the Tufts Institute for Leadership and International Perspective and a number of scholar programs. He also was Interim Dean of the College of Special Studies. Prior to coming to Tufts, he was Associate Dean of Admissions at Georgetown University where he chaired the committees directing admission to the School of Foreign Service and the School of Business Administration.
"I became involved with the Institute shortly after arriving at Tufts to lead the admissions effort because I recognized the programs were uncommon among leading universities and offered a distinguishing university signature and the opportunity to make an important difference in the quality of education. The Institute provides unique and intensive intellectual and experiential educational experiences across disciplines that are effective in preparing students to meaningfully confront complex global issues."