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Beth Fortune

Federal Forum: Campaign Hype or Substantive Policy?

Jun. 26, 2012—Watch video of the Federal Forum on “The Administration’s College Affordability & Completion Agenda: Campaign Hype or Substantive Policy?” hosted by The Office of Federal Relations. The keynote speakers were Douglas L. Christiansen, vice provost for enrollment, and dean of admissions, and Christina West, assistant vice chancellor of federal relations. Beth Fortune, vice chancellor of...

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Day on the Hill brings focus to education, health care issues

Feb. 14, 2012—Vanderbilt representatives participated in Day on the Hill Feb. 14 at the Tennessee State Capitol. The annual event provides state legislators the opportunity to learn more about the university’s wide-ranging impact on the state and to discuss issues of policy pertaining to higher education and health care with Vanderbilt officials. Among other visits, C. Wright...

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Vanderbilt partners with Second Harvest for Feeding Hope Challenge

Nov. 17, 2011—Vanderbilt is again partnering with the Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee to collect food as part of the Feeding Hope Challenge, a campaign to raise and distribute 9 million meals to hungry men, women and children this holiday season. “The Second Harvest Food Bank estimates there are 417,000 fellow Middle Tennesseans currently struggling...

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Federal Forum: Impact of Deficit Reduction on Higher Education

Oct. 26, 2011—Watch video of the Oct. 25 Federal forum on the impact of deficit reduction on higher education. The forum focuses on the congressional Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, programs of interest that may be at risk for budget cuts, and potential outcomes of these negotiations. The panelists also discuss advocacy strategies by institutions of higher education...

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Kudos

Aug. 1, 2011—    Abdiweli Mohamed Ali, a Vanderbilt master’s degree graduate in economics, has been named prime minister of Somalia. Michael Burcham, lecturer in management; John Howser, director of medical center news and communications; and Candice Storey Lee, associate director of student athletics, have been selected for the 36th annual class of Leadership Nashville. James H....

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Fortune among YWCA honorees

Jul. 13, 2011—Seven Nashville women were announced as inductees into the 2011 Academy for Women of Achievement. These women will be honored at the 20th annual Academy for Women of Achievement celebration and induction dinner, presented by YWCA of Nashville and Middle Tennessee and First Tennessee, to be held Tuesday, Oct. 25. The 2011 honorees are: Beth...

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Meet the Candidates Community Picnic is July 13

Jul. 7, 2011—Vanderbilt University will host the 2011 Meet the Candidates Community Picnic on July 13 to connect voters with candidates running in the upcoming Davidson County election.

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Day on the Hill builds university relationships across Tennessee

Mar. 29, 2011—Vanderbilt’s 10th Day on the Hill offered state legislators the chance to learn about the wide-ranging impact of the university and the medical center on all 95 counties in Tennessee.

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Federal Forum: The 112th Congress: Expect the Unexpected

Mar. 22, 2011—Watch video of the March 22 Federal Forum: The 112th Congress: Expect the Unexpected. This Forum focuses on what to expect from the 112th Congress, the new faces on Capitol Hill and the latest on budget and appropriation issues. The keynote speakers are Christina West, assistant vice chancellor of federal relations, and Kevin Cain, director...

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Research News @ Vanderbilt website showcases discovery

Feb. 1, 2011—The latest news about discoveries by Vanderbilt researchers is now available on a new online news channel, Research News @ Vanderbilt.

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Beth Fortune named Vanderbilt’s vice chancellor for public affairs

Dec. 3, 2008—Beth Fortune, a former gubernatorial press secretary and political reporter, has been named Vanderbilt University\'s vice chancellor for public affairs, a position she has held on an interim basis for the past six months, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos announced Wednesday.

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Fortune named Vanderbilt interim head of Public Affairs as of June 1

Feb. 12, 2008—Beth Fortune, associate vice chancellor for public affairs at Vanderbilt University, will serve as interim head of Vanderbilt\'s Division of Public Affairs beginning June 1, announced Interim Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos.

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