Alex Chiu joined the University Chaplaincy team in July 2017 as Chaplaincy Coordinator.
In this role, she serves as the primary point of contact for the University Chaplaincy and ensures effective and efficient office operations. She manages the reservation, use, and upkeep of Goddard Chapel and the Tufts Interfaith Center, coordinates the University Chaplaincy Student Worker program, and monitors the department’s budgets and finances. She is also responsible for implementing department data management and communications plans and coordinating logistics for complex events.
Alex holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government and East Asian Studies from Smith College. Before coming to Tufts, Alex worked with the Safe Schools Program for LGBTQ Students, a collaborative effort of the Massachusetts Department for Elementary and Secondary Education and the Massachusetts Commission for LGBTQ Students.
Prior to that, Alex served in the Peace Corps as a teacher in Lamongan, East Java, Indonesia, where she gained experience in teaching, community development, and program management. She has also worked as an English Language Arts Instructor for the New England Hebrew Academy in Brookline, Massachusetts and as a tutor for the City on a Hill Charter Public School in Roxbury, Massachusetts.