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.
Oct. 20, 2017—In support of the Academic Strategic Plan, the site highlights initiatives that bolster Vanderbilt’s commitment to new technologies and practices that advance teaching, learning and discovery.
Oct. 12, 2017—Creating a model pipeline that will assist adults on the autism spectrum find innovative jobs is the purpose of Vanderbilt University’s new Center for Autism & Innovation.
Sep. 8, 2017—Enhancing Vanderbilt students’ digital literacy and providing resources to help them become thoughtful contributors to digital discourse is the aim of a new university committee as well as a number of efforts currently underway on campus.
Aug. 25, 2017—Vanderbilt’s latest massive open online course (MOOC), presented by the Divinity School, addresses a central ethical challenge in American society today: mass incarceration.