Jun. 10, 2021—Jay Larry (BA’14, JD’17) recounts his Vanderbilt story and his involvement to create a more inclusive alumni community as president of LAVA, the LGBTQIA+ Association of Vanderbilt Alumni.
Jun. 10, 2021—Explore upcoming events and resources as part of Vanderbilt University's PRIDE celebration.
Jun. 4, 2021—Vanderbilt alumnae Brianne Berry, BA’17, May Braverman, BA’17, Jessica Moore, BA’15, and Abigail Wei, BA’18, have each been awarded 2021 Thomas R. Pickering Graduate Fellowships. Funded by the U.S. Department of State, the fellowship prepares outstanding young people for foreign service careers.
Alex Sevilla named vice provost for career advancement and engagement, Evans Family Executive Director of the Career Center
May. 24, 2021—Alex Sevilla has been named vice provost for career advancement and engagement at Vanderbilt University. He also will serve as the Evans Family Executive Director of the Career Center. His five-year term begins Aug. 9.
May. 14, 2021—Grant Brown, president of Vanderbilt University’s Senior Class Fund, announced during the May 14 Graduates Day festivities that alumni couple McCartney Kay Wilkins, BS’01, and Jay Wilkins, BS’99, are doubling their initial gift to Experience Vanderbilt this year in honor of the Class of 2021.
May. 7, 2021—The Vanderbilt University Board of Trust elected seven new members with a wide range of leadership expertise and breadth of experience at its April 30 meeting.
Apr. 26, 2021—Vanderbilt University’s newest residential college will be named Rothschild College in recognition of the transformational $20 million gift that Marieke and Jeff Rothschild, BA’77, MS’79, made in 2016 to accelerate the development of the residential college system. The Rothschilds’ generous contribution has helped advance a key pillar of Vanderbilt’s academic strategic plan—enhancing the undergraduate residential experience.
Apr. 21, 2021—Vanderbilt University’s Alumni Association Board recently met its goal of endowing a fund supporting undergraduate students nearly two years ahead of schedule. Board members made gifts and pledges exceeding the initial goal of securing $100,000 in philanthropic support, allowing the fund to begin distributing awards to students this summer.
Lutz named Vanderbilt University vice chancellor for development and alumni relations; Sweet to lead Information Technology
Apr. 14, 2021—John M. Lutz, who has served as Vanderbilt University’s interim vice chancellor for development and alumni relations since April 2020, will assume the role permanently, and Brett Sweet will assume leadership of Vanderbilt University Information Technology in addition to his finance leadership role, Chancellor Daniel Diermeier announced today. These appointments will take effect immediately.
Apr. 8, 2021—More than 7,600 members of the Vanderbilt community, including alumni, students, faculty, staff, parents and friends, joined together on Giving Day, April 7, to donate more than $5 million to help advance the university’s mission of education, discovery and leadership.
Apr. 7, 2021—Giving Day is today. The entire Vanderbilt community is encouraged to take part in this 24-hour event to help advance the university’s mission of education, discovery and leadership by making a gift of any size.
Apr. 5, 2021—Join us as we explore the product management career path through a panel-style virtual discussion. Speakers will include Vanderbilt alumni who are current and incoming product managers at Microsoft, Apple, Tesla, LinkedIn and Dropbox.