Deitsch, a former faculty member of the SMFA at Tufts, previously was the interim director of the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts at Harvard, and before that the curator of contemporary art at de Cordova Sculpture Park and Museum in Lincoln.
These 90 faces were then shown to 90 participants in random order, who were asked simply to judge the target's "probable sexual orientation" (gay or straight) by pressing a button.
Alumni and affiliates include Nobel laureates, billionaires, governors, senators, representatives and members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and National Academy of Sciences, and Academy Award and Emmy winners.
But is it possible students are also using Tinder not for sex but to find friends? There’s certainly reason to be skeptical, experts say, but there might be a kernel of truth there.
Tufts College was founded in 1852 by Christian Universalists who worked for years to open a nonsectarian institution of higher learning.
Charles Tufts donated the land for the campus on Walnut Hill, the highest point in Medford, saying that he wanted to set a "light on the hill".