Correction: Opioids-Sacklers-Tufts story

The relationship spanned nearly four decades and brought $15 million to the school’s science and medical programs.

A sign at an entrance to Tufts School of Medicine, in Boston, identifies the address as the Arthur M. Sackler Center for Medical Education.
A sign at an entrance to Tufts School of Medicine, in Boston, identifies the address as the Arthur M. Sackler Center for Medical Education. –AP Photo / Steven Senne, File

BOSTON (AP) — In a story December 5, 2019, about Tufts University’s decision to cut ties with the Sackler family, The Associated Press, relying on information provided by Tufts, erroneously reported that Richard Sackler is a current board member of Purdue Pharma. Richard Sackler left the board in July 2018.

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