Author: Melanie Moran
Feb. 8, 2019—Ruby Z. Shellaway, an experienced attorney who has held key roles in higher education, federal government and in the private sector, has been named vice chancellor, general counsel and university secretary at Vanderbilt University, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos announced today.
Jan. 9, 2019—Gary H. Cheek, a retired United States Army lieutenant general with extensive experience mentoring and leading teams, has been named the director of the Bass Military Scholars Program at Vanderbilt.
Dec. 10, 2018—The faculty unionization effort on Vanderbilt's campus is officially closed, following the withdrawal by Service Employees International Union Local 205 of its pending petition to unionize non-tenure track faculty in the College of Arts and Science.
Oct. 17, 2018—A national search has been launched for the leader of Vanderbilt University's local, state and federal government relations and community and neighborhood relations.
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.
Jul. 9, 2018—Audrey Anderson has announced her decision to resign as vice chancellor, general counsel and secretary of Vanderbilt University effective July 31.
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.