Athletics Director Archives
David Williams II, trailblazer and former Vanderbilt University vice chancellor and athletics director, has died
Feb. 8, 2019—David Williams II, who made an extraordinary impact on Vanderbilt, college athletics and higher education during his 18-year tenure as a university vice chancellor, died Friday, Feb. 8.
Feb. 1, 2019—Malcolm Turner began his first official day as Vanderbilt’s new vice chancellor for athletics and university affairs and athletics director today, Feb. 1.
Dec. 12, 2018—In this week's column, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos praises the experience and vision of Vanderbilt's new athletics director, Malcolm Turner.
Oct. 15, 2018—The Association of Vanderbilt Black Alumni presented Vice Chancellor for Athletics and University Affairs and Athletics Director David Williams with its inaugural legacy award Friday afternoon at the Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center.
Oct. 5, 2018—Vanderbilt announced today the establishment of a search committee and an advisory council for the recruitment of the university’s new vice chancellor for athletics and athletics director.
Sep. 21, 2018—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos wants your input to inform the search and priorities for Vanderbilt University’s next vice chancellor for athletics and athletics director.
Sep. 19, 2018—Athletics at Vanderbilt is played at the highest levels but different in one vitally important way: Excellence in the classroom is every bit as important as performance on the field, says Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos in this week's column.
Jun. 29, 2018—Vanderbilt's academic support center for student-athletes has been presented the annual Model Practices Award for Student Support Services by the National Association of Academic and Student-Athlete Development Professionals (N4A).
Jul. 12, 2012—The executive who guided Vanderbilt athletics to new heights has officially been named the university’s athletic director, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos announced. David Williams’ new title is vice chancellor for athletics and university affairs and athletics director. He will no longer have the additional roles of general counsel and university secretary at Vanderbilt. “This will...