Academic Strategic Plan Archives
Jun. 14, 2018—John G. Geer, a distinguished political scientist and a seasoned academic leader, has been named the next dean of the Vanderbilt University College of Arts and Science. He will begin a five-year term as dean July 1, pending approval of the Vanderbilt University Board of Trust.
Jun. 4, 2018—Humans aren't the only animals who can learn vocal communication from others. By studying the process in zebra finches, we may better understand how it works in humans, too.
May. 24, 2018—The Shared Governance Committee recommends expanding the partnership between administration and faculty, with particular attention paid to enriched communication and broaden faculty involvement.
May. 24, 2018—Vanderbilt University’s transformational Trans-Institutional Programs initiative heads into a fourth year with grants awarded to seven interdisciplinary projects that involve more than 60 faculty members.
May. 17, 2018—Vanessa Beasley, dean of The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons, has been promoted to a new role leading a redesigned residential college organization aimed at more fully enriching the student experience.
May. 16, 2018—A holistic vision for the physical development of campus over the next 20 to 30 years is now available on the FutureVU website.
May. 14, 2018—A data science institute, new faculty and technical staff, and expanded educational offerings are the key investments recommended by the Data Science Visions Working Group.
May. 7, 2018—A renewed programmatic vision for Vanderbilt's residential college system broadens and enriches the residential education experience for students, faculty and staff.
Apr. 25, 2018—Vanderbilt University has taken the next step in the discovery and planning processes for future capital investments in science and engineering, and humanities and the Arts and Science historic core.
Apr. 23, 2018—Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente has announced strategic initiatives to strengthen the university’s global reach, to be paired with an international strategy developed by the Division of Communications.
Apr. 16, 2018—Vanderbilt faculty who are interested in serving in either residential or programmatic roles within the university’s Residential College system are invited to an open house on Friday, April 20.
Apr. 11, 2018—In the university’s continuing program to invest in faculty, two committees have been appointed to develop ideas for a dynamic multiuse facility designed to spur faculty development and collaboration.