Bass Military Scholars
Aug. 28, 2019—Vanderbilt University’s Bass Military Scholars Program begins its inaugural year with the arrival of seven new scholars on campus this semester. The scholars, all of whom are U.S. military veterans, are pursuing professional degrees across several of Vanderbilt’s schools.
Jan. 9, 2019—Gary H. Cheek, a retired United States Army lieutenant general with extensive experience mentoring and leading teams, has been named the director of the Bass Military Scholars Program at Vanderbilt.
Nov. 13, 2018—A flag that was the backdrop for a momentous time in Vanderbilt's civil rights history will be preserved in a Heard Library archive vault—after a moving ceremony that paid tribute to our veterans.
Sep. 27, 2018—Vanderbilt is pleased to welcome CAPT Donald G. May and Lt. Col. Dustin Mitchell as commanding officers of the Naval and Army Reserve Officers Training Corps units, respectively.
Sep. 24, 2018—Provost Susan R. Wente has appointed a search committee that includes a Board of Trust member, a current professional student, leaders from across five Vanderbilt professional schools and members of the central administration to lead a national search for the inaugural Bass Military Scholars Program director.
Sep. 12, 2018—A $25 million gift from the Lee and Ramona Bass Foundation will support up to 40 scholarships for military veterans pursuing graduate and professional degrees at Vanderbilt University in law, management, education, medicine and nursing.