Academic Strategic Plan
Review of Heard Libraries shows satisfaction with services, offers recommendations for continued improvement
Sep. 25, 2020—An external review of the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries conducted last academic year and completed this summer finds that the libraries are well-regarded by faculty and students, and makes recommendations addressing five broad goals.
Sep. 11, 2020—The importance of priorities detailed in the Academic Strategic Plan as well as Vanderbilt’s mission of learning and discovery is heightened in challenging times like these, writes Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente in her first "Open Dore" newsletter of the academic year.
Sep. 2, 2020—The opening of Nicholas S. Zeppos College marks a milestone in the transformation of the West End Neighborhood, while a completed renovation on the Peabody College campus strengthens its learning community.
Aug. 10, 2020—A team of Vanderbilt librarians is using Wikidata tools and other best practices to promote awareness of faculty scholarship and make it discoverable and accessible to researchers.
Jun. 29, 2020—Being a biomedical scientist has served Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente well as she’s led the university through “a rapid succession of significant decisions” since the first reports of COVID-19.
Apr. 14, 2020—"U.S. News & World Report" continues to place Vanderbilt University's graduate schools among the nation's best in its latest rankings.
Apr. 9, 2020—On a virtual Spring Faculty Assembly website, Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente reflects on the university’s continued momentum and highlights faculty achievements.
Feb. 28, 2020—Nine Vanderbilt faculty members who have been awarded endowed chairs were recently honored by Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente, deans, colleagues and family members.
CANCELED: Faculty and staff invited to learn more about Trans-Institutional Programs at March 13 event
Feb. 26, 2020—The Office of the Provost will host the annual TIPs Fair on March 13, providing an opportunity to hear about programming, learn how to contribute to the interdisciplinary initiative, and engage with current Trans-Institutional Programs awardees.
Feb. 7, 2020—Vanderbilt University is developing plans for a potential new university residence to serve as home to future chancellors and as a gathering space for the university community. The plans are part of Vanderbilt’s FutureVU land use framework and would represent a return to the historical tradition of Vanderbilt’s chancellors living on campus.
Dec. 11, 2019—A recent town hall meeting gave Vanderbilt community members an update on progress being made on several of the university’s capital projects, as well as provided next steps in the planning processes surrounding academic buildings and spaces.
Nov. 12, 2019—Faculty who would like to learn more about serving in residential or programmatic roles within the university’s residential college system are invited to a Dec. 2 open house.