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Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos to step down Aug. 15

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.

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Vanderbilt School of Nursing celebrates grand opening of revolutionary building expansion

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.

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What’s On My Mind: The bright points of 2018

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.

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Top Tribute: H. Rodes Hart named Vanderbilt Distinguished Alumnus

Nov. 19, 2018—The Vanderbilt Alumni Association has named H. Rodes Hart, BA’54, the recipient of the 2018 Vanderbilt University Distinguished Alumnus Award.

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Anchor Man: Nicholas S. Zeppos marks 10 years as Vanderbilt’s chancellor

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.

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Volunteer Leadership Weekend

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.

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Statement on Executive Compensation in 2016

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.

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Crowd honors eight new endowed chair recipients

Apr. 27, 2018—Colleagues, friends and family gathered April 25 to honor eight Vanderbilt University faculty named to endowed chairs.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Evans, Rothschild to assume leadership posts with Board of Trust in July

Apr. 21, 2017—The Vanderbilt Board of Trust will get a new chairman and vice chairman on July 1.

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