Feb. 3, 2021—Vanderbilt University Chancellor Daniel Diermeier has appointed a Provost Search Committee to identify the university’s next chief academic officer.
Dec. 11, 2020—As Vanderbilt continues planning for the spring semester, faculty members have started brainstorming additional ways to support students amid an altered academic calendar designed to limit the potential spread of COVID-19.
Jul. 17, 2020—Provost Susan R. Wente and the Faculty Senate will co-host a virtual town hall for faculty focused on classroom safety—including classroom protocols—on Monday, July 20. The live webinar from 11 a.m. to noon also will include a moderated question-and-answer session.
Jul. 16, 2020—The University Working Group on Schools and Childcare has announced that the new Vanderbilt caregivers online forums launched this week for VU community members to connect and exchange ideas and resources regarding child care solutions and arrangements beyond Vanderbilt’s campus.
Jul. 6, 2020—In a message to university faculty, Faculty Senate Chair Catherine McTamaney, Faculty Senate Vice Chair Ben Harris and Provost Susan R. Wente provide additional clarity and address concerns regarding faculty members' safe return to campus and how they will teach classes this fall.
Jun. 15, 2020—A new working group launched by Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente will focus on the Vanderbilt community’s child care needs with the closing of schools and facilities impacted by COVID-19.
Apr. 20, 2020—While the world is practicing social distancing to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, two Vanderbilt community members have created a virtual gathering space for students, faculty, staff and postdoctoral scholars to engage with uplifting musical performances, artistic presentations, poetry readings and more.
Sep. 26, 2014—At most conservatories and music schools, work with vocal coaches is restricted to graduate voice students. But at the Blair School of Music, undergraduate voice majors have the opportunity to work with two full-time vocal coaches—also known as collaborative pianists—who lend their input, ears and piano technique to young singers.