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.
Apr. 2, 2019—Vanderbilt University Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos announced today that he will step down as the university’s eighth chancellor on Aug. 15 after more than a decade in the role. Zeppos plans to take a yearlong sabbatical before returning to the faculty as professor of law.
Jan. 23, 2019—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing opened a new $23.6 million building expansion containing a state-of-the-art simulation lab, technologically advanced classrooms and student services offices with a grand opening and ribbon cutting event on Jan. 22.
Dec. 21, 2018—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos reflects on Vanderbilt's work, progress and accomplishments over the past 12 months in his final column of 2018.
Nov. 19, 2018—The Vanderbilt Alumni Association has named H. Rodes Hart, BA’54, the recipient of the 2018 Vanderbilt University Distinguished Alumnus Award.
Jun. 8, 2018—Ten years into his role as chancellor, Nicholas S. Zeppos has no plans to slow Vanderbilt’s rapid progress—and he wants to bring the rest of higher education along for the ride.
Jun. 8, 2018—Two hundred enthusiastic alumni and parents gathered to support Vanderbilt as part of the university’s inaugural Volunteer Leadership Weekend, held Feb. 23–24.
May. 29, 2018—"Chancellor Zeppos’ compensation reflects the Vanderbilt University Board of Trust’s belief in his vision and his ability to continue to steward the university – investing in leading-edge research and educating and deploying diverse leaders – to address society’s most pressing issues," said Bruce Evans, Vanderbilt University Board of Trust.
Apr. 27, 2018—Colleagues, friends and family gathered April 25 to honor eight Vanderbilt University faculty named to endowed chairs.
Vanderbilt board chairman commits $20 million gift to bolster undergraduate residential experience, engineering leadership
Apr. 9, 2018—Vanderbilt Board Chairman Bruce R. Evans and his wife, Bridgitt, have committed $20 million to bolster the undergraduate residential experience as well as leadership in the School of Engineering.
Venture capitalist Bruce Evans shares entrepreneurial fundraising advice at Engineering’s Chambers Lecture
Mar. 1, 2018—School of Engineering alumnus Bruce Evans discussed his journey from Vanderbilt to the venture capital industry and offered some fundraising advice during the Spring 2018 Chambers Lecture.
Welcomed Change: Shirley M. Collado, BS’94, is transforming Ithaca College—and higher education—in her new role as president
Nov. 21, 2017—Collado represents a distinct departure from earlier presidents at Ithaca. For one, she is the first person of color to head the college—in fact, she is the first Dominican–American in the history of higher education to lead any four-year institution.