Author: Elizabeth Latt
Jul. 11, 2014—John Seigenthaler, eminent journalist and civil rights champion, has died.
Jul. 2, 2014—Tennessee-based congressional staff members spent the day on campus June 25 to learn firsthand about Vanderbilt services and resources.
May. 6, 2014—Read Vanderbilt's statement about the Department of Education Office for Civil Rights' investigation of 55 colleges and universities' handling of sexual violence and harassment complaints. The list includes investigations opened because of complaints received by OCR and those initiated by the OCR as compliance reviews.
May. 5, 2014—Eric C. Kopstain, associate vice chancellor for finance, has been named Vanderbilt University’s vice chancellor for administration, following a national search, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos announced today.
Prominent scientist, respected administrator Susan Wente named Vanderbilt provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs
Apr. 28, 2014—After an extensive national search, Susan R. Wente has been named provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos announced today.
Feb. 20, 2014—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos was in Washington, D.C., Feb. 11-12 to meet with federal policymakers and to participate in the initial meeting of the U.S. Senate-appointed Task Force on Government Regulation of Higher Education, which he is co-chairing.
Feb. 19, 2014—Fifteen incoming first-year students have been chosen as the newest members of the Ingram Scholarship program. The 15 are among 835 high school seniors who applied for the prestigious program.
Feb. 11, 2014—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos has named a committee including a Board of Trust member, two top administrators and a number of faculty members who will search for the next Vanderbilt University provost.
Jan. 9, 2014—Carolyn Dever will become provost of Dartmouth College July 1, 2014, after six years as dean of the College of Arts and Science.
Dec. 3, 2013—Richard McCarty, a distinguished psychologist who has served as Vanderbilt University's chief academic officer since 2008, will step down as provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs next year, he announced today.
Nov. 6, 2013—More than 100 Ingram Scholars returned to campus Nov. 2 for the 20-year reunion of the program, which rewards Vanderbilt students for their dedication to combining a professional career with a lifelong commitment to finding solutions to critical societal problems.
Green Dots campaign at first Vanderbilt football game to emphasize shared responsibility in campus safety
Aug. 29, 2013—Vanderbilt Student Government and a coalition of Vanderbilt student organizations are encouraging all those attending the university’s football season opener Aug. 29 to wear a “green dot” to emphasize shared responsibility in campus safety.