Jan. 12, 2021—After months of exploring how higher education could play a meaningful and active role in bridging longstanding partisan fissures, Vanderbilt University today launched the Vanderbilt Project on Unity and American Democracy, which aims to strengthen the nation’s democratic institutions by advancing evidence-based research in the national discourse on unity.
Nov. 1, 2019—Former Tennessee governors Phil Bredesen and Bill Haslam will discuss “Bipartisanship in the Modern Era” on Tuesday, Nov. 5, at Vanderbilt University.
Sep. 4, 2019—Former Tennessee governor Bill Haslam has joined Vanderbilt’s faculty as a distinguished visiting professor of political science this fall. Haslam will bring a practitioner's perspective to a popular undergraduate course on political leadership co-taught by Vanderbilt professors John Geer and Jon Meacham.
Nov. 17, 2017—GASL is a partnership between the state, Vanderbilt’s Peabody College and local school districts to cultivate school leaders in Tennessee.
Jun. 20, 2016—Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam met with aspiring principals at Vanderbilt’s Peabody College to talk about what makes an effective leader.
Feb. 23, 2016— Nashville assistant principals have been selected for a one-year fellowship in which they will receive mentorship and coaching.
Feb. 8, 2016—Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam was the guest speaker at an undergraduate political science class on Feb. 8. The class, titled “Politicians,” is taught by John Geer and Jon Meacham.
Jul. 10, 2014—Sociology Professor Dan Cornfield can comment on efforts to unionize a Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga.
Jun. 26, 2014—Vanderbilt fans, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos and Gov. Bill Haslam were among those who gathered June 26 to celebrate the championship 2014 Vanderbilt Commodore baseball team and Coach Tim Corbin.
May. 22, 2014—Outrage is the proper response to the achievement gaps in America, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan told education reporters gathered for the Education Writers Association’s annual seminar, held at Vanderbilt.
May. 7, 2014—U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will be featured at the Education Writers Association’s annual gathering at Vanderbilt in May.
Apr. 17, 2014—The Healthier Tennessee initiative is offering free, online “Small Starts” tools to help you make small changes that can add up to big improvements in your health.