Author: Elizabeth Latt
Feb. 15, 2016—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos has established a new program to ensure that the university maintains and continues to enhance its strength and stability by cultivating a strong pipeline of potential leaders at Vanderbilt and in higher education.
Dec. 21, 2015—Ten members of a Vanderbilt University admissions tour group were injured Dec. 21 when a tree fell as the group was leaving an information session and waiting outside to begin tours of campus. None of the injuries are considered life-threatening.
Dec. 21, 2015—As Vanderbilt University and the Vanderbilt University Medical Center near completion of their transition into separate legal and financial entities, Moody’s Investors Service has revised upward the university’s rating outlook to positive.
Nov. 2, 2015—Fred Thompson, who began an illustrious legal and political career after graduating from Vanderbilt Law School in 1967, died Nov. 1. He was 73.
Oct. 8, 2015—Barbara L. Carroll, a nationally recognized leader in higher education human resources, has been named to the newly defined role of Vanderbilt University associate vice chancellor and chief human resources officer.
Sep. 14, 2015—The Vanderbilt University Board of Trust has elected the members of the governing board for Vanderbilt University Medical Center. This independent board will immediately begin planning for VUMC to operate as a separate entity and will govern the Medical Center once its financial and administrative transition from the university is complete.
Aug. 31, 2015—Deputy Vice Chancellor for Facilities and Environmental Affairs Judson Newbern will retire from Vanderbilt Sept. 30 after 30 years of contributing his talents to the university’s physical growth while safeguarding and enhancing the campus’s character.
Feb. 18, 2015—Thirteen incoming first-year students have been chosen as the newest members of the Ingram Scholarship program. The 13 are among 831 high school seniors who applied for the prestigious program.
Nov. 14, 2014—Vanderbilt University Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos today announced the institution is embarking on a process to reconfigure Vanderbilt University Medical Center as a not-for-profit academic medical center that is financially distinct from the university. The move will give the medical center increased financial independence while preserving and growing the collaboration that has resulted in Vanderbilt's research, education and medical excellence.
Oct. 29, 2014—Tennessee government affairs veteran Nathan Green will join Vanderbilt University’s public affairs team Dec. 1 in the newly created position of assistant vice chancellor for state government relations.
Sep. 22, 2014—Vanderbilt University and Metro Nashville police departments are continuing their investigation into what is believed to have been an attempted abduction early Sunday morning of a visitor as she walked along a public street that runs through campus.
Sep. 17, 2014—The Vanderbilt Board of Trust has approved a new approach to involve recent graduates in the university beyond their student days while expanding the opportunities for trustees to interact with all students at Vanderbilt.