Apr. 5, 2019—Provost Susan R. Wente will host a town hall in partnership with the Faculty Senate to discuss proposed uses of a 19th Avenue building acquired by the university.
Mar. 15, 2019—The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a $1.5 million grant to Vanderbilt for renewed support of its Center for Digital Humanities.
Mar. 14, 2019—Vanderbilt is among seven universities awarded a $1 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to foster library collaborations supporting learning needs of students with print disabilities.
Jan. 24, 2019—Teams of makers from Vanderbilt and beyond raced the clock to create innovative solutions to the problems facing those living with disabilities as part of Vanderbilt’s Tikkun Olam Makers (TOM) makeathon.
Nov. 26, 2018—Olivia Kew-Fickus, a higher education administrator with two decades of experience in using data to support academic strategy and planning, has been named as the next leader of VIRG.
Jul. 24, 2018—Library users will experience faster, more robust searches and other digital improvements that foster learning, thanks to the launch of a new integrated library system and more.
Jun. 26, 2018—Beginning in the fall 2018 semester, faculty will be able to provide access to Adobe Creative Suite software to their students to encourage and facilitate digital content production as part of their coursework.
May. 24, 2018—The Shared Governance Committee recommends expanding the partnership between administration and faculty, with particular attention paid to enriched communication and broaden faculty involvement.
May. 7, 2018—Library users will find searches faster and easier when a new system debuts this summer in the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries.
May. 3, 2018—Vanderbilt University Libraries' annual cultural heritage symposium June 1 will explore the ethical dimensions of digital scholarship.
Jan. 29, 2018—An ad hoc committee comprising faculty, administrators and staff from across the university has created a working definition of digital literacy for the Vanderbilt campus and produced a white paper that suggests both curricular and noncurricular ways of implementing digital literacy to advance the university’s mission.
Nov. 1, 2017—The success of two new Peabody College online professional programs propels the university's interest in educational technologies, supporting the goals of the Academic Strategic Plan.