Tuesday, April 1, 2014

No More JumboCash for Class of 2018

In a rare and unprecedented change to university tradition, Tufts University will be altering the JumboCash system stating next fall. Instead of using the JumboCash name, Tufts will be transitioning, selling the credit under a new brand: Peanuts. The change should go relatively unnoticed for the incoming class of 2018, according to Dean of Admissions Lee Coffin. "The freshmen will grow up on Peanuts," said Coffin, "and we think once other students see that it's butter [sic], acceptance will spread."

Dean Coffin explains thoughts behind the transition