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Tennessee voters want Medicaid expansion, but many still don’t like ACA, Vanderbilt Poll shows

Dec. 11, 2013—The latest Vanderbilt Poll results are in, with registered voters in Tennessee giving their opinions on Medicaid expansion and other issues.

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Gov. Bill Haslam announces state to partner with Vanderbilt to train school leaders

Oct. 29, 2013—The state will work with Vanderbilt University's Peabody College of education and human development and local districts to nominate, select and train up to 30 participants a year in the school leadership program.

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New Vanderbilt Poll surveys voting Tennesseans on education, health care, more

May. 21, 2013—The latest Vanderbilt Poll shows that Tennesseans strongly support charter schools while their feelings about school vouchers are more divided.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Vanderbilt Poll on General Assembly to be released May 21

May. 17, 2013—Josh Clinton and John Geer will present results from the latest Vanderbilt Poll of public opinion in Tennessee on May 21 in the Student Life Center.

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Watch: National Research Council members chart future of U.S. research universities

Jan. 21, 2013—On Jan. 16, a group of stakeholders from academia, federal and state government and the private sector—including Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Sen. Lamar Alexander, former Senate Majority Leader William Frist, Vanderbilt Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos, University of Tennessee Executive Vice President David Millhorn and Chad Holliday, chairman of the board of Bank of America and retired chairman of DuPont—attended a workshop at Vanderbilt to discuss the steps that must be taken to ensure the future of the critical partnership between academia and government.

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Chancellor Zeppos leads discussion on future of U.S. research universities

Jan. 17, 2013—On Jan. 16, a group of stakeholders from academia, federal and state government and the private sector attended a workshop at Vanderbilt to discuss steps to ensure the future of the critical research partnership between academia and government.

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Vanderbilt Poll: Gov. Bill Haslam wildly popular in Tennessee

Jan. 15, 2013—Republican Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has a robust 68 percent job approval rating in his state, including the approval of 60 percent of Democratic voters, according to the Vanderbilt Poll.

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Haslam to headline ‘Research Universities and the Future of America’

Jan. 9, 2013—Gov. Bill Haslam, Sen. Lamar Alexander, Sen. Bill Frist, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos and School of Engineering Dean Philippe Fauchet will headline a working meeting hosted at Vanderbilt to discuss a recent report from the National Research Council of the National Academies titled Research Universities And The Future Of America: 10 Breakthrough Actions Vital To Our Nation’s Prosperity And Security.

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Vanderbilt Poll: Voters prefer state run health care exchange

Dec. 12, 2012—Tennessee voters prefer the state run the online Health Care Exchange required by the Affordable Health Care Act, according to a new poll from Vanderbilt University. More than 45 questions were asked of voters on a variety of subjects.

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Tenn. legislature should focus on economy: Vanderbilt Poll

May. 20, 2012—The latest Vanderbilt Poll shows that there is a divide between the priorities of state lawmakers and the citizens they serve.

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Economy, including jobs, Tennesseans’ No. 1 priority in inaugural Vanderbilt Poll

Feb. 6, 2011—The top three priorities for Tennessee’s elected officials should be the economy, education and health care, according to a new poll launched by Vanderbilt University.

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