Academic Strategic Plan
Nov. 2, 2016—Twenty-five new endowed chairs named in honor of Vanderbilt University’s founder will expand the faculty in support of the university's long-range vision to advance teaching and research.
Oct. 28, 2016—The Office of the Provost is issuing a call for proposals for Trans-Institutional Programs and University Courses for the 2017 fiscal year. TIPs awards and University Courses are open to university- and Vanderbilt University Medical Center-employed faculty.
Oct. 27, 2016—More than 350 faculty and staff participated in a town hall meeting Oct. 25 to learn more about SkyVU, the new cloud-based Oracle solution that will provide support for many of the university’s financial, administrative and research support systems effective July 1, 2017.
Oct. 24, 2016—Developing housing options for graduate and professional students that extend learning and collaboration beyond the classroom and laboratory is the aim of a working group appointed by Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos.
Oct. 24, 2016—Vanderbilt University will host faculty, students and academic affairs professionals from more than 30 peer institutions for the third annual Residential College Symposium, to be held at The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons Oct. 27-29.
Spring 2017 University Courses to examine health policy, mass incarceration and mobile cloud computing
Oct. 21, 2016—Enrollment opens Oct. 31 for three University Courses being offered this spring to tackle significant societal and technological issues from an interdisciplinary perspective.
Oct. 6, 2016—The discoveries that can change the course of human health forever often begin in the tiniest places: in molecules and cells, at the most fundamental intersection of physics, chemistry and biology. Understanding how these cellular and molecular processes work is the focus of basic biomedical research at Vanderbilt.
Oct. 5, 2016—When Vanderbilt’s Graduate School relocated to Alumni Hall earlier this year, it was more than just a routine move from one office space to another. In a broader sense, it also represented a shift in philosophy—away from the more traditional notion of graduate education and toward a more holistic approach that better equips students for today’s fast-changing and heavily interconnected world.
Sep. 29, 2016—Vanderbilt University’s land use plan has been dubbed FutureVU and is entering its second year with a full slate of activities and a new faculty advisory committee.
Sep. 26, 2016—Developing an international strategy to support and promote faculty research, scholarship and creative expression is the charge of a new working group appointed by the provost.