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Chancellor pledges to fight for university’s mission, values during trying times

Apr. 7, 2017—In an era when colleges and universities are attacked and research and discovery are devalued, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos pledged at the spring faculty assembly to fight for Vanderbilt's mission.

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Clark Charitable Foundation makes $15M gift to establish Clark Scholars Program at School of Engineering

Apr. 5, 2017—A visionary $15 million gift from the Clark Charitable Foundation to Vanderbilt University will establish the Clark Scholars Program at the School of Engineering.

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Chancellor Charter tour shows how Music City got its name

Mar. 20, 2017—About 30 Vanderbilt staff, students and faculty members spent Saturday learning how Nashville became Music City during the second Chancellor’s Charter tour.

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Students, administrators discuss West End neighborhood planning at Chancellor’s Town Hall

Mar. 16, 2017—About 75 students shared their ideas on the possibilities for the redevelopment of Vanderbilt University’s West End neighborhood at a Chancellor’s Town Hall Wednesday evening.

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Wente, Pinson visit state leaders during Vanderbilt’s Day on the Hill

Mar. 9, 2017—Vanderbilt’s Day on the Hill March 7 allowed campus leaders to meet with members of the Tennessee General Assembly to thank them for their service to the state and for their continuing partnerships.

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Zeppos honored by Les Gemmes for community efforts

Feb. 27, 2017—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos was honored Saturday as part of the Les Gemmes 10th annual Literary Luncheon for his efforts as a community leader.

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EDI office launches new webpage on unconscious bias

Feb. 9, 2017—Vanderbilt's Office for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion has launched a new webpage and series of workshops to support a campuswide initiative to combat unconscious bias.

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University approves new undergraduate business minor

Jan. 19, 2017—Vanderbilt's new trans-institutional undergraduate business minor will launch this fall, following approval by the four undergraduate schools and the Owen Graduate School of Management.

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Chancellor charges students to live out King’s legacy during MLK Day of Service

Jan. 16, 2017—Standing on the dais from which Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once spoke, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos charged college students gathered Saturday at Fisk University to live out the civil rights leader's legacy.

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Chancellor named as ‘person of 2016’ by Tennessee Tribune

Jan. 12, 2017—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos was named as a "person of the year" for 2016 by the Tennessee Tribune, Nashville's African American newspaper.

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Horr named Vanderbilt associate vice chancellor for internal audit

Jan. 6, 2017—Douglas D. Horr, a seasoned audit professional with three decades of experience in higher education, is joining Vanderbilt University as associate vice chancellor for internal audit Feb. 1.

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Proposal deadlines are fast approaching for Discovery Grants and Research Scholar Grants

Jan. 6, 2017—Proposal deadlines for Discovery Grants and Research Scholar Grants are coming up, with Discovery Grant proposals due Jan. 30 and Research Scholar Grant proposals due Feb. 6.

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