Campus Planning and Construction
Mar. 15, 2021—In preparation of an infrastructure and utility project planned for this summer in the historic core of campus near Kirkland Hall, Neely Auditorium and Benson Hall, hydro-drilling—a less invasive process using high-pressure water to dig—will occur at six to seven spot locations starting on Monday, March 22.
Nov. 2, 2020—Undergraduate students and their families are invited to a virtual town hall meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 4, to discuss ongoing construction in the West End Neighborhood as well as student housing in the area. The virtual meeting is scheduled from 5 to 6 p.m. and will be conducted via Zoom.
Sep. 30, 2019—Vanderbilt’s E. Bronson Ingram College has been awarded LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council, making it Vanderbilt University's 21st LEED-certified new construction or renovation project since 2007.
Jul. 29, 2019—Vanderbilt Facilities has launched e-Builder, a third-party cloud-based construction and renovation project management information system. The software will streamline and manage a project from initial request through closeout for all projects managed by Campus Planning and Construction and Renovation and Small Construction.
May. 17, 2019—The university will begin work later this year on its graduate and professional student housing village, starting with an approximately 600-bed project to be located on Broadway between Lyle and 20th avenues.
Town hall discusses capital planning for academic buildings in A&S historic core and for sciences, engineering
Apr. 5, 2019—A recent town hall meeting brought together senior university leaders and several hundred Vanderbilt community members to discuss the findings of two capital improvement studies.
Apr. 5, 2019—Provost Susan R. Wente will host a town hall in partnership with the Faculty Senate to discuss proposed uses of a 19th Avenue building acquired by the university.
Mar. 19, 2019—A March 28 town hall with several university leaders will focus on two studies for capital improvements: one for facility needs in the science and engineering disciplines, and the other to revitalize the A&S historic core buildings.
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.
Jan. 18, 2019—As part of the Peabody Campus Infrastructure project, active machine boring, a process that measures bedrock depth, will take place at several locations on Peabody’s campus throughout the day, Jan. 24-25.
Jul. 20, 2018—Effective Aug. 1, the Renovation and Small Construction office will merge with the Office of Capital Projects to form the Campus Planning and Construction team. The merge will offer the campus community streamlined customer service by creating one point of contact for planning, design and construction services.
Jun. 21, 2018—Dean Linda Norman recently took a construction update tour of the School of Nursing's new expansion project. The nearly 30,000-square-foot addition is scheduled to open this fall.