Vanderbilt awarded 3,494 degrees this year, 1,583 to
undergraduates and 1,911 from its graduate and professional
Novelist Khaled Hosseini wished Vanderbilt graduates
“prosperity” in their post-college lives, but suggested they
stay connected to suffering in the world by tithing 5 percent
of their time or money to those less fortunate.
Seventeen retiring faculty members were recognized during
Vanderbilt’s May 14 commencement ceremony when the university
honored their years of service and bestowed on them the title
of emeritus or emerita faculty.
Since 1877, a gold medal has been awarded to the student
graduating at the top of his or her class from each of
On Tuesday, the fans attending the Vanderbilt vs.
Louisville baseball game once again illustrated the strength
of Nashville by giving generously to support flood relief
efforts in Tennessee.
Vanderbilt University is the primary organizer of a film
festival in Paris that focuses on the experiences and
contributions of blacks in French society.
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