Board of Trust
Dec. 4, 2019—Daniel Diermeier, an internationally renowned political scientist and management scholar, has been elected Vanderbilt University’s ninth chancellor. He will begin his term as chancellor on July 1, 2020. Diermeier currently is the provost at the University of Chicago, where he previously served as dean of the Harris School of Public Policy.
Sep. 18, 2019—The Vanderbilt community broadly endorses the direction the university has taken in the last decade and wants the next chancellor to continue that momentum, according to an analysis of responses to an online survey and other feedback efforts in the search for Vanderbilt's next chancellor.
Sep. 11, 2019—The reimagination of Fleming Yard, an outdoor space located between Sarratt Student Center and Alumni Lawn, was the culmination of collaborative efforts among students, faculty and administrators from the Division of Administration.
Jun. 11, 2019—Nine incoming first-year students and two rising sophomores have been selected for the newest class of the Ingram Scholarship Program. They are among more than 1,200 students who applied for the prestigious merit scholarship program.
May. 24, 2019—Through a feedback form, students, faculty, staff, alumni, parents and members of the broader community can provide their thoughts on what qualities the next chancellor should hold and the priorities that should be considered during the search process.
May. 23, 2019—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos has announced that he will step down as the university’s eighth chancellor Aug. 15 after more than a decade in the role.
May. 20, 2019—Huggins, a former student government president and Posse Scholar, continues to drum up enthusiasm for Vanderbilt nearly 30 years after arriving on campus.
May. 3, 2019—Vanderbilt University Board of Trust Chairman Bruce R. Evans has appointed a Chancellor Search Advisory Committee to assist in the search for the university’s ninth chancellor.
Apr. 26, 2019—Adolpho A. Birch III, an NFL executive who is a Law School alumnus and secretary of the Board of Trust, spent the days leading up to the 2019 NFL draft sharing his experiences and advice with the campus community.
Apr. 22, 2019—Resolutions have been approved by the Board of Trust, Faculty Senate, Vanderbilt Student Government, Alumni Board of Directors and the Tennessee General Assembly that commend Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos for his leadership and accomplishments as chancellor.
Apr. 19, 2019—The Vanderbilt Board of Trust elected four new members and re-elected six others at its April 18 meeting.
Apr. 12, 2019—Vanderbilt University Board of Trust Chairman Bruce R. Evans has appointed a Chancellor Search Committee for Vanderbilt University’s ninth chancellor. The committee comprises current and emerita members of the Board of Trust and will lead efforts to search for and select a candidate for recommendation to the full Board of Trust.