Dec. 14, 2016—More than 650 faculty, students, staff and trustees have participated in FutureVU, the university’s land use planning process, since its launch this fall, with multiple working groups forming now.
Nov. 10, 2016—Trainer Betsy Post-Garza, customer success manager for Ex Libris-ProQuest Learning Solutions, will return to the Vanderbilt campus Nov. 15 and 16 to provide instruction and support for using SIPX to manage and streamline the copyright clearance process with Blackboard and coursepacks.
Nov. 7, 2016—Following a multi-committee review process that included both faculty and staff representation, students in the four undergraduate schools, the Graduate School and Vanderbilt Divinity School will utilize a new software system to complete their end-of-semester course and teaching evaluations beginning Dec. 2.
Oct. 14, 2016—The Vanderbilt Institute for Digital Learning is offering grant opportunities this fall to faculty and staff in the form of its MacroGrants program, as well as Micro Grants. The MacroGrant deadline is Nov. 4, while Micro Grant submissions are ongoing and reviewed on the 15th of every month.
Oct. 10, 2016—Learn more about Valerie Hotchkiss, who became Vanderbilt’s university librarian Aug. 1. She serves as the executive administrator of the Jean and Alexander Heard Library as well as a professor of religious studies in the College of Arts and Science.
Sep. 26, 2016—The new Program in Classical and Mediterranean Studies expands the scope of a venerable academic department by building on faculty strengths across disciplines.
Sep. 9, 2016—The Center for Teaching will host Open Dores: Two Days of Teaching Visits Sept. 27 and 28. This program will showcase Vanderbilt’s talented faculty as well as examples of best teaching practices from across the university.
Aug. 3, 2016—A new Vanderbilt-produced podcast on the use of educational technology in higher education launched Aug. 1. “Leading Lines” will explore creative, intentional and effective uses of technology to enhance student learning.
Jul. 22, 2016—A new technology service secured by Vanderbilt Libraries will reduce the liability of faculty and students from unintentional misuse of copyrighted material.
Jul. 1, 2016—The Vanderbilt Institute for Digital Learning (VIDL) distributed more than $46,000 in grants and awards this spring as part of its Innovation Programs initiative.