Academic Strategic Plan
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.
Vanderbilt board chairman commits $20 million gift to bolster undergraduate residential experience, engineering leadership
Apr. 9, 2018—Vanderbilt Board Chairman Bruce R. Evans and his wife, Bridgitt, have committed $20 million to bolster the undergraduate residential experience as well as leadership in the School of Engineering.
Apr. 4, 2018—Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente has appointed executive and advisory committees to work closely with Brailsford & Dunlavy, the development advisory firm on the project.
Mar. 29, 2018—The provost's office is hosting a TIPs fair and reception at 11 a.m. April 20 in the Student Life Center to highlight ongoing trans-institutional projects and encourage faculty to participate.
Mar. 26, 2018—Launching a startup, protecting cultural heritage and examining the impact of LGBTQ policies are among the topics to be explored in the latest set of University Courses, which are designed to promote new and creative trans-institutional teaching and learning and advance Vanderbilt’s mission.
Mar. 5, 2018—More than 15 programs, including internal funding initiatives and professional development opportunities, will be showcased March 22 at the Faculty Funding and Resource Fair.
Mar. 2, 2018—Vanderbilt has acquired three rare 17th-century volumes by famed philosopher Baruch Spinoza, thanks to the Provost's Library Collective Initiative. They will be on public display March 12.
Feb. 22, 2018—The next phase of planning for a graduate and professional student village will engage an advisory firm tasked with identifying the best site, time frame and management model for the project.
Jan. 29, 2018—An ad hoc committee comprising faculty, administrators and staff from across the university has created a working definition of digital literacy for the Vanderbilt campus and produced a white paper that suggests both curricular and noncurricular ways of implementing digital literacy to advance the university’s mission.