Author: Jan Read
Jan. 18, 2016—Vanderbilt posted its highest percentage ever for diversifying the entering freshman class in the just-released annual survey of the "Journal of Blacks in Higher Education."
Jan. 13, 2016—Barb Carroll's appointment as the university's new chief HR officer brings her back to her alma mater and the place where her HR career began. MyVU sat down with Carroll last week to ask her five questions.
Dec. 8, 2015—"Vanderbilt Magazine" sat down with new Nashville mayor Megan Barry, MBA'93, to talk about the election process, her connection with Vanderbilt, and what she hopes to accomplish.
Nov. 9, 2015—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos today launched the University Courses initiative, a key component of Vanderbilt’s Academic Strategic Plan, to promote new and creative trans-institutional learning at the undergraduate, graduate and professional levels.
Oct. 28, 2015—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos told a group of community and business leaders that diversity and inclusion are essential to Vanderbilt continuing as a leading academic institution.
Sep. 28, 2015—Vanderbilt has joined a new coalition of diverse public and private colleges and universities created to improve the college admission application process for all students.
Sep. 23, 2015—Three educational videos on copyright law and policy that will help guide faculty, staff and students in using Blackboard and related technologies are now available.
May. 11, 2015—Gifts and pledges to Opportunity Vanderbilt, the university’s expanded and ongoing financial aid initiative, have crossed $200 million.
Apr. 30, 2015—Ben Shane is not easily labeled, which is what makes him an ideal Curb Scholar. The motorcycle aficionado has described himself as “enjoying ancient Chinese poetry, modern American fiction and Taylor Swift.”
Apr. 21, 2015—Vanderbilt faculty, staff and students came together at three town hall meetings this month to learn more about and provide feedback on the implementation of the Academic Strategic Plan.
Nov. 10, 2014—Douglas L. Christiansen, Vanderbilt University’s chief enrollment strategist, has been elected chair of the board of trustees for the College Board, the national organization that connects students to success and opportunity.