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Chancellor releases 2nd annual report on equity, diversity and inclusion

Sep. 14, 2018—Additional investments in Opportunity Vanderbilt, the opening of the Student Center for Social Justice and Identity and the recognition of the 50th anniversary of Perry Wallace and Godfrey Dillard integrating SEC basketball are just a few of the many achievements outlined in the annual report on equity, diversity and inclusion released today from Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos.

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Anderson stepping down as vice chancellor, general counsel

Jul. 9, 2018—Audrey Anderson has announced her decision to resign as vice chancellor, general counsel and secretary of Vanderbilt University effective July 31.

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Political scientist and strategic leader John Geer named dean of College of Arts and Science

Jun. 14, 2018—John G. Geer, a distinguished political scientist and a seasoned academic leader, has been named the next dean of the Vanderbilt University College of Arts and Science. He will begin a five-year term as dean July 1, pending approval of the Vanderbilt University Board of Trust.

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Johnson reappointed as dean of Owen Graduate School of Management

Apr. 9, 2018—M. Eric Johnson has been reappointed as dean of the Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management. His second five-year term will begin July 1.

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Lauren Benton wins 2019 Toynbee Prize

Mar. 26, 2018—Lauren Benton, Nelson O. Tyrone, Jr. Professor of History and professor of law, has been named winner of the Toynbee Prize for 2019. The Toynbee Prize is awarded biennially for work that makes a significant contribution to the study of global history.

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Lisa Monteggia to lead Vanderbilt Brain Institute

Mar. 12, 2018—Leading neuroscientist Lisa Monteggia has been named the Barlow Family Director of the Vanderbilt Brain Institute, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente announced today.

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Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center opens new spaces to serve students

Feb. 22, 2018—Vanderbilt leaders, students, faculty and staff celebrated the opening of three new dedicated spaces Feb. 16 to serve students and build community at the Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center.

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Transit forum draws capacity crowd; next forum scheduled for Feb. 23

Feb. 1, 2018—A standing room only crowd of students, faculty, staff and community members filled the multipurpose room in Kissam Center Tuesday, Jan. 30 to learn more about Nashville's proposed transit plan.

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Classes cancelled; administrative leave day declared

Jan. 12, 2018—Due to winter weather conditions, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente has cancelled classes for Friday, Jan. 12, and Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos has declared an administrative leave day. Essential employees MUST report to work to maintain core operations. Staff who do not have essential assignments need not report to campus. If...

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Inclement weather forecast for Friday; notification to be sent if classes cancelled

Jan. 11, 2018—  The forecast for Friday, Jan. 12 calls for a chance of freezing rain, ice and snow. If weather conditions necessitate the cancellation of classes, text, email and phone messages will be sent to all students, faculty and staff by 5 a.m. Friday morning through the Everbridge messaging platform. The information will also be shared on the Vanderbilt homepage, on the...

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Saggi named interim dean of College of Arts and Science

Jan. 8, 2018—Kamal Saggi has been appointed interim dean of the College of Arts and Science. His term began Jan. 1 and will continue through June 30, 2018, while the search for the next dean is underway.

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Important information about employee parking fee payments

Jan. 4, 2018—Employee parking fees will become an after-tax deduction effective January 2018 due to new federal tax law.

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