Candice Storey Lee
Oct. 23, 2020—Vanderbilt University hosted a virtual celebration on Oct. 21, recognizing the Reunion classes of 2020 with a special toast. The event served as a prelude to an on-campus celebration Vanderbilt will host next fall for all alumni whose Reunion year falls in 2020 or 2021.
Oct. 16, 2020—The Vanderbilt Woman's Club will host Vice Chancellor for Athletics and University Affairs and Athletic Director Candice Storey Lee via Zoom on Thursday, Oct. 22, beginning at 10:30 a.m.
Oct. 9, 2020—Vice Chancellor for Athletics and University Affairs and Athletic Director Candice Storey Lee today announced several new measures to support efforts to address and prevent sexual assault and sexual misconduct, including expanding its partnerships with Project Safe, Title IX and the University Counseling Center and creating a mentorship program that will include alumni and support student development.
Vanderbilt will allow limited student attendance for first home game, announces enhanced virtual fan features
Sep. 28, 2020—Senior undergraduate students are being given first priority to attend the Oct. 3 game, followed by juniors, sophomores and first-year students, until the limited number of tickets available has been distributed. Students will be contacted directly via email with details about how to get their tickets.
Sep. 14, 2020—Former athletic directors and distinguished college administrators Tommy McClelland and Kristene Kelly have joined Vanderbilt as deputy athletic directors, Vice Chancellor for Athletics and University Affairs and Athletic Director Candice Storey Lee announced today.
Sep. 13, 2020—Vanderbilt University announced on Friday that it would begin the fall athletics season without spectators at home events through the end of October due to health and safety concerns brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lasting and Meaningful Change: NFL executive Adolpho A. Birch III, JD’91, discusses diversity on campus and athlete activism
Sep. 10, 2020—Birch, the new chief legal officer and senior vice president of business affairs for the Tennessee Titans, recently was named chair of a new Vanderbilt Board of Trust ad hoc committee that is partnering with university leadership to evaluate and recommend policies around equity, diversity and inclusion. Here he discusses the work of the committee, the rise in athlete activism, and his favorite Nashville sports memory.
Aug. 21, 2020—The Southeastern Conference has announced the creation of the SEC Council on Racial Equity and Social Justice, a league-wide body consisting of a diverse group of student-athletes, administrators, coaches and SEC staff. The council includes Vanderbilt Vice Chancellor for Athletics and University Affairs and Athletic Director Candice Storey Lee, head football coach Derek Mason and head baseball coach Tim Corbin.
Jul. 31, 2020—Vanderbilt has announced that PepsiCo will serve as its official beverage provider for Campus Dining operations and vending locations. The new partnership addresses the university’s sustainability goals and changing student needs.
May. 21, 2020—Vanderbilt University has announced that Candice Storey Lee, a former standout student-athlete and three-time Vanderbilt University graduate, has been named vice chancellor for athletics and university affairs and athletic director at Vanderbilt after serving in the role on an interim basis since February.
Feb. 26, 2020—Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente writes about Vanderbilt's Strategic Plan for Athletics in her latest "Open Mind" column.
Feb. 26, 2020—Vanderbilt University today shared a vision and strategy that sets the stage for a new era of success and achievement for the Commodores—one that is rooted in delivering the preeminent student-athlete experience in college athletics.