Author: Princine Lewis
Aug. 24, 2016—Faculty and staff at The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons are kicking off the newly revised Vanderbilt Visions curriculum for first-year students with an interactive activity that will give students, faculty, staff and visitors to campus an opportunity to learn more about African American athletics pioneer and Vanderbilt alumnus Perry Wallace.
Aug. 18, 2016—Students return Aug. 20 for move-in weekend at Vanderbilt University.
Aug. 15, 2016—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos today announced the creation of the Community Oriented Result and Expectation (CORE) Committee—a group that primarily will comprise Vanderbilt University community members who will meet regularly to make recommendations to the university’s police department regarding safety and security on campus.
Jul. 18, 2016—The International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators has re-accredited Vanderbilt University’s police department. Vanderbilt is one of two campus law enforcement agencies in the state to hold IACLEA accreditation.
Jun. 30, 2016—Rick Burr, a major with the Vanderbilt University Police Department, will take on a larger role at VUPD as its new assistant police chief, effective July 1.
Jun. 28, 2016—As a private institution, Vanderbilt University is not subject to a new state law that takes effect Friday, July 1, for public colleges and universities.
Jun. 12, 2016—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos shares his thoughts on Sunday's mass shooting in Orlando. Vanderbilt community members who wish to come together to remember the victims of the tragedy may do so at events held this week at the K.C. Potter Center and Benton Chapel.
Jun. 3, 2016—Campus safety and planning officials as well as representatives of Metro Nashville Public Works are proactively addressing pedestrian and traffic safety concerns at Vanderbilt.
May. 13, 2016—Vanderbilt Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos awarded the top scholars from each of the university’s undergraduate and professional schools Friday, May 13.
Apr. 13, 2016—First-year students will not be the only new faces at The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons this fall. Four new faculty heads of house have signed on to live in the first-year student community and help further its mission of easing the transition to university life and extending learning outside the classroom.
Mar. 23, 2016—Vanderbilt University has taken another step in fostering a culture that encourages reporting incidents of sexual assault on campus. Beginning in the fall of 2016, the Project Safe Center for Sexual Misconduct Prevention and Response will become a limited confidential resource for students.