Academic Strategic Plan
May. 7, 2015—A new faculty task force has been appointed to prioritize and refine the eight health-related initiatives in the Academic Strategic Plan and to inventory existing health-related interdisciplinary centers and institutes at Vanderbilt.
May. 4, 2015—Recruiting and retaining exceptional and diverse graduate students who will go on to become leaders in their fields is the top priority for graduate education at Vanderbilt, a report from a faculty study group says.
May. 4, 2015—Providing coordinated support for international collaboration and research by Vanderbilt faculty and staff is the aim of a new office, Global Support Services, launched this spring by the Office of the Provost.
Apr. 21, 2015—Vanderbilt faculty, staff and students came together at three town hall meetings this month to learn more about and provide feedback on the implementation of the Academic Strategic Plan.
Apr. 2, 2015—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos thanked faculty March 31 for their valued contributions to the university and exhorted all faculty members to add their voices as the university moves forward with its Academic Strategic Plan and other high-priority endeavors.
Mar. 24, 2015—Vanderbilt students, faculty and staff are invited to participate in town hall meetings to learn more about progress and provide input on key initiatives of the Academic Strategic Plan.
Jan. 28, 2015—Submissions and nominations for two new programs launched under the Academic Strategic Plan—Trans-institutional Programs, or TIPS, and the Chancellor's Faculty Fellows Program—are in the midst of review by faculty from across the university.
Jan. 19, 2015—Thirteen staff members representing the university’s colleges, schools and student programs have been named to a new staff advisory board to provide input and guidance on the implementation of the Academic Strategic Plan.
Dec. 19, 2014—Minutes from the Vanderbilt Faculty Senate’s Nov. 6 meeting are now available online on the Faculty Senate website.
Nov. 18, 2014—In the fall of 1980, Susan Wente entered college with a plan. The forensic and drama talent she’d displayed as a high school student in Emmetsburg, Iowa, had earned her a college scholarship, but Wente had settled on an eminently practical course of study—dental hygiene.