Candice Storey Lee
Former student-athlete and longtime Commodore to lead Vanderbilt Athletics as first female athletic director
Feb. 4, 2020—In a landmark moment, Vanderbilt University Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente announced Tuesday that Candice Storey Lee, a former standout student-athlete and three-time graduate of the university, has been named interim vice chancellor for athletics and university affairs and interim athletic director, effective immediately.
May. 3, 2019—Vanderbilt University Board of Trust Chairman Bruce R. Evans has appointed a Chancellor Search Advisory Committee to assist in the search for the university’s ninth chancellor.
Apr. 26, 2019—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos announced today the second series of portraits honoring five Vanderbilt trailblazers. Zeppos has commissioned paintings of Dorothy Wingfield Phillips, K.C. Potter, David Williams II, Kate Lupton and Muhammad Yunus.
Feb. 21, 2019—The campus community is invited to a town hall Feb. 27 to discuss the final report of the Faculty Senate Task Force on University Athletics.
Oct. 15, 2018—The Association of Vanderbilt Black Alumni presented Vice Chancellor for Athletics and University Affairs and Athletics Director David Williams with its inaugural legacy award Friday afternoon at the Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center.
Jul. 3, 2018—Vanderbilt Associate Vice Chancellor for University Affairs and Deputy Athletic Director Candice Lee has been honored as a member of 2018 NEXT UP, presented by adidas.
Feb. 22, 2018—The extraordinary courage that Distinguished Alumnus Perry Wallace displayed as the SEC's first African American basketball player was remembered during a celebration of life service Feb. 19.
Jun. 28, 2017—Associate Vice Chancellor for University Affairs and Deputy Athletics Director Candice Storey Lee is one of 10 recipients of the minority scholarship award from the John McLendon Minority Scholarship Foundation. She will attend the 2017 LEAD1 Association Institute at the University of Colorado-Boulder from July 17-19.
Apr. 5, 2013—To better ensure that student-athletes get the full measure of their college educations, we need to change the messages we send to them, said a panel examining the role of intercollegiate athletics in the mission of higher education April 3.