A Word With Wente

  • A Word with Wente: A Conversation with Dr. Jeffrey Balser

    WATCH: A Word with Wente—a discussion with Dr. Jeff Balser

    Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente and Dr. Jeff Balser, president and CEO of Vanderbilt University Medical Center and dean of the School of Medicine, discuss VUMC’s efforts on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic—both the search for treatments and a vaccine, and providing world-class patient care. Read More

    Jun. 22, 2020

  • A Word with Wente: Celebrating our 2020 graduates

    A Word with Wente: Celebrating our 2020 graduates

    Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente kicks off the celebration of Vanderbilt’s 2020 graduates in a new video message. The university will honor the Class of 2020 through stories, video, social media and more over the next week, culminating with a special address from Wente to graduates at 9 a.m. CST on Friday, May 8. Read More

    May. 1, 2020

  • A Word with Wente: The Economic Impact of COVID-19

    WATCH: A Word with Wente—the economic impact of COVID-19

    In her latest video message, Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente discusses the strategies Vanderbilt is developing to control costs in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic and resulting economic downturn, and expresses deep gratitude for staff, faculty and researchers for their dedication, strength and steadfastness during this challenging time. Read More

    Apr. 20, 2020

  • A Word with Wente: A Discussion with Dr. David Aronoff

    WATCH: A Word with Wente—a discussion with Dr. David Aronoff

    In her latest video message, Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente discusses COVID-19 with Dr. David Aronoff, professor of medicine, pathology, microbiology and immunology and director of the Division of Infectious Diseases at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Read More

    Apr. 15, 2020

  • A Word with Wente

    WATCH: A Word with Wente—teaching, learning and discovery during times of change

    In her latest video message, Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente thanks the Vanderbilt community for continuing to focus on teaching, learning and discovery during times of tremendous change, with a special message for Vanderbilt’s faculty. Read More

    Apr. 9, 2020