Author: Melanie Moran
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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...
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.
Jan. 4, 2018—Employee parking fees will become an after-tax deduction effective January 2018 due to new federal tax law.
Jan. 4, 2018—Vice Chancellor for Athletics and University Affairs and Athletics Director David Williams has been named the 2017 Tennessean of the Year by the "Tennessee Tribune," Nashville’s African American newspaper.
Dec. 18, 2017—Lauren Benton will step down as dean of the College of Arts and Science effective Dec. 31. The provost will name an interim dean and a search committee in January.