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Vanderbilt community welcomes Incoming Chancellor Daniel Diermeier at campus reception

Dec. 6, 2019—Hundreds of students, faculty, staff and community members gathered at the Student Life Center on Wednesday afternoon to greet Daniel Diermeier, who was named as Vanderbilt’s ninth chancellor earlier in the day. Diermeier’s term as chancellor will begin on July 1, 2020.

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Vanderbilt University’s Ninth Chancellor

Dec. 4, 2019—Dear Vanderbilt Community, After a comprehensive search informed by our community, I am proud to announce that the Vanderbilt University Board of Trust has named the university’s ninth chancellor: Daniel Diermeier. Daniel is a distinguished and pathbreaking leader, scholar and teacher who currently serves as provost at the University of Chicago and is a member...

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Internationally renowned scholar Daniel Diermeier named Vanderbilt University chancellor

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.

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New residential college named for Chancellor Emeritus Nicholas S. Zeppos

Nov. 11, 2019—Vanderbilt University is recognizing Chancellor Emeritus Nicholas S. Zeppos’ visionary leadership and legacy by naming one of its newest residential colleges in his honor. The Nicholas S. Zeppos College is slated to open in 2020.

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A message from Board of Trust Chairman Bruce R. Evans: Checking in on the Chancellor Search

Oct. 28, 2019—A strong sense of community and connection to mission is guiding the search for the university's ninth chancellor, and the process is on schedule and now in its confidential phase, writes Board of Trust Chairman Bruce R. Evans in a message to the Vanderbilt community.

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Williams’ legacy honored with name on building close to his heart

Oct. 21, 2019—An Oct. 18 ceremony to unveil the new name—David Williams II—on the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center paid tribute to the university's first African American vice chancellor and athletics director.

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A message from Board of Trust Chairman Bruce R. Evans: Report of the Chancellor Search Advisory Committee

Sep. 18, 2019—Today, we are proud to release a report of the Chancellor Search Advisory Committee’s comprehensive findings, which is available to the community at vu.edu/chancellor-search. I encourage you to read the report, which will guide and inform the Chancellor Search Committee as we move into the confidential phase of the hiring process.

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Chancellor Search Advisory Committee shares community feedback findings

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.

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A message from Board of Trust Chairman Bruce R. Evans: Deadline extended for Chancellor Search feedback form

Sep. 6, 2019—To prolong momentum in the search for Vanderbilt's ninth chancellor and enable as much participation in the search process as possible, the deadline for filling out the online feedback form has been extended to Monday, Sept. 9, at 10 p.m. CT.

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A message from Board of Trust Chairman Bruce R. Evans: Chancellor Search feedback deadline extended to 10 p.m. Sept. 9

Sep. 5, 2019—To prolong this momentum and enable as much participation in this process as possible, we are extending the deadline for filling out the online feedback form by several days, to Monday, Sept. 9, at 10 p.m. CT.

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A message from Board of Trust Chairman Bruce R. Evans: Make your voice heard in the Chancellor Search

Aug. 19, 2019—The search for Vanderbilt’s ninth chancellor is in full swing, and your input is critical, writes Vanderbilt Board of Trust Chairman Bruce R. Evans in a message to the Vanderbilt community.

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Evans, Geer host community update on chancellor search

Jun. 7, 2019—The anticipated timeline for the search for Vanderbilt’s next chancellor and the search firm that will support the process were discussed at a town hall-style gathering for the Vanderbilt community on June 5.

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