Aug. 30, 2016—Betty Chiles Nixon, a pioneering civil and women's rights activist who left a lasting mark on Vanderbilt University, its surrounding neighborhoods and the community, died Aug. 29.
Jul. 21, 2016—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos today announced that the Division of Public Affairs will restructure to better address the increasing needs and demands of a global university that is deeply rooted in Nashville and the state of Tennessee.
Jun. 18, 2016—Vice Chancellor for Public Affairs Beth Fortune issues the university's official statement following the conviction of Brandon Vandenburg in the 2013 rape of a fellow student.
Apr. 19, 2016—The Vanderbilt community had the opportunity to interact with regional transit officials on efforts to ease traffic congestion and improve public transportation during a discussion April 14 at Vanderbilt’s Student Life Center.
Apr. 8, 2016—Vice Chancellor for Public Affairs Beth Fortune issues the university's official statement following the conviction of Cory Batey in the 2013 rape of a fellow student.
Feb. 17, 2016—Vanderbilt Day on the Hill Feb. 16 provided an opportunity to thank members of the Tennessee General Assembly for their service to the state and for their continuing partnerships with the university.
Jan. 21, 2016—Vanderbilt hosted a reception Jan. 19 to honor the members of the 109th General Assembly. State legislators, staff members and other state government officials mingled with Vanderbilt representatives during the event at the Tennessee State Museum.
Sep. 16, 2015—Two candidates with close ties to Vanderbilt University were elected to office within the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County on Sept. 10.
Aug. 21, 2015—A new and improved Vanderbilt homepage and top-level pages launched the evening of Aug. 20, with a focus on the four pillars of the university's Academic Strategic Plan while also showcasing the institution’s dynamic academic, research and campus life offerings.
Jun. 29, 2015—Vanderbilt University, the League of Women Voters and NewsChannel 5 will team up to offer an hourlong debate among Nashville's mayoral candidates on Monday, Aug. 24. In addition, Vanderbilt will host a Meet the Candidates picnic on campus July 16.