Laura DaRos has been a member of the Tufts community since 2007. Before joining the Dean of Student Affairs Office in 2016, she served as Associate Director for Campus Life. She came to Tufts from Trinity College, where she worked as the Assistant Director of Student Activities. In her role as chief student affairs officer at the SMFA, Dean DaRos coordinates resources, supports, and programming for BFA, Combined Degree, and MFA students. She works closely with Residential Life, Health and Wellness, and the SMFA’s Academic Advising Team. Dean DaRos assists SMFA students with the Medical Leave and Student Conduct Resolution Procedure, and she advises students looking for advice or resources related to their artistic, intellectual, and co-curricular development. Dean DaRos helps sustain the connection between the Fenway and Medford campuses and is dedicated to bringing the uniqueness of the SMFA to the entire Tufts community.