Academic Strategic Plan
Colleges and schools to make recommendations on future investments in graduate education and research
Dec. 12, 2016—Provost and Vice Chancellor Susan R. Wente is seeking input from Vanderbilt colleges and schools on their priorities for the future investments in graduate education and research announced by Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos at the Fall Faculty Assembly.
University Courses proposals due Dec. 12; Application windows open for Discovery and Research Scholar Grants Dec. 19
Dec. 5, 2016—The deadline for University Courses proposals is Monday, Dec. 12. The Office of the Provost is also issuing a call for proposals for the Discovery Grants and Research Scholar Grants programs.
Nov. 15, 2016—Pre-proposals for the 2017-18 round of Trans-Institutional Programs (TIPs) are due Monday, Nov. 28, and proposals for University Courses are due Monday, Dec. 12.
Nov. 8, 2016—Thanks to the Cross-College Teaching Initiative that began this semester, computer science professors Doug Schmidt and Jules White launched the University Course "Tackling Big Questions with Mobile Cloud Computing."
Nov. 7, 2016—Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente has appointed faculty from all 10 colleges and schools to the inaugural Vanderbilt University Research Council.
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.