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S&P affirms AA+ rating on Vanderbilt University’s bonds

Dec. 14, 2018—Standard and Poor’s has affirmed its AA+ rating on Vanderbilt University’s bonds and its A-1+ short-term rating on the university’s commercial paper.

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Applications for ‘Business of VU’ course due June 1

Apr. 6, 2018—After a successful launch last fall, the Business of VU program is preparing to welcome the next cohort in fall 2018. Learn more about the program and apply now for participation this fall.

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S&P upgrades Vanderbilt University’s credit rating to AA+

Nov. 16, 2017—Standard and Poor’s on Tuesday revised its long-term credit rating for Vanderbilt University to AA+, the global credit rating service’s second-highest rating.

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Vice Chancellors Kopstain, Sweet explain increased accountability expected of users within Oracle Cloud

May. 8, 2017—On May 3, Eric Kopstain, vice chancellor for administration, and Brett Sweet, vice chancellor for finance and CFO, spoke to SkyVU Change Agents about what the future will look like with Oracle Cloud.

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SkyVU Town Hall scheduled for April 4

Mar. 20, 2017—Come to the SkyVU Town Hall at 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 4, in the Student Life Center’s ballroom. During this one-hour event, leaders will share the progress made since last October and preview summer plans.

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Horr named Vanderbilt associate vice chancellor for internal audit

Jan. 6, 2017—Douglas D. Horr, a seasoned audit professional with three decades of experience in higher education, is joining Vanderbilt University as associate vice chancellor for internal audit Feb. 1.

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SkyVU steering committee provides update on initiative to upgrade, improve university systems

Oct. 27, 2016—More than 350 faculty and staff participated in a town hall meeting Oct. 25 to learn more about SkyVU, the new cloud-based Oracle solution that will provide support for many of the university’s financial, administrative and research support systems effective July 1, 2017.

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University budgeting system evolves to support strategic priorities

Sep. 19, 2016—Vanderbilt University’s budgeting system is evolving to give its colleges and schools greater responsibility over their own budgets while maintaining strong central services.

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Chancellor’s Town Hall will discuss ETOB budgeting system Friday

Sep. 13, 2016—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will host a town hall meeting on Friday, Sept. 16, beginning at 10:10 a.m. in Sarratt Cinema. The topic of the meeting will be implementing Vanderbilt’s ETOB budgeting system within schools.

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Bymaster named new associate vice chancellor for finance

Jun. 13, 2016—Eric Bymaster has been named Vanderbilt University’s associate vice chancellor for finance following a national search, Vanderbilt CFO Brett Sweet announced Monday.

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SkyVU to provide cloud-based support for university business applications

Mar. 21, 2016—The university's financial, administrative and research support systems will be supported centrally in the future using an Oracle-based solution dubbed "SkyVU."

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Learn more about ERP project at March 15 launch

Mar. 9, 2016—Come to the Enterprise Resource Planning system project launch March 15 to learn about the executive steering committee's vision for the project and its impact on Vanderbilt's future.

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