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Part of Tufts University College, and the Professional and Custom Education Division, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) is overseen by the University College Leadership Team. In addition to the team that directly manages the Tufts OLLI program (learn more about them below), we receive direct support from University College's shared services. These services include senior administration and leadership through Denise Bates, Dean of University College and Rebekah Plotkin, Director, Professional and Custom Education –University College, as well as support for our marketing efforts and registration platform. Learn more about the faces you'll see at our Tufts OLLI programming below.


Meet the Staff


Callan B. Moody

University College

Associate Director, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

Callan joined Tufts and the OLLI program in March of 2022. Over her ten-year career in higher education, she worked with alumni at Berklee College of Music and with the graduate student population at Boston University’s Questrom School of Business. She earned her B.A. in art history and museum studies with a minor in anthropology from Radford University in 2011, and her M.S. in arts administration from Boston University in 2015. Outside of work, she enjoys traveling, floristry, and spending time with her friends and family (including her two dogs King and Luna, and her cat Yumyum).

Kathleen Scanlon

University College

Program Administrator - Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

Kathy Scanlon has been with the Tufts OLLI program since May 2013. Prior to Tufts she worked for 20 plus years in the medical supply industry in a variety of roles including customer service, conference and event marketing, and catalog production. Kathy earned a B.S. in Marketing from Merrimack College. She lives north of Boston with her husband and their three daughters. In her free time Kathy enjoys reading, cooking and traveling.