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What’s On My Mind: The Lessons of Civil Discourse

Mar. 13, 2019—In this week's column, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos discusses President George W. Bush's recent visit to campus and the lessons to be learned by engaging in civil discourse.

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President Bush visits Vanderbilt students before candid, humorous lecture series appearance

Mar. 12, 2019—President George W. Bush surprised a Vanderbilt University history class and visited a student veterans club before enthralling a capacity crowd at Langford Auditorium on Monday, discussing economic policy, last year’s deaths of his famed parents, and his newly developed love, painting.

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Ticketing information announced for Abrams lecture

Mar. 11, 2019—On Tuesday, March 19, Stacey Abrams will visit campus for a full day of activities and a one-on-one moderated discussion with Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos scheduled for 6:30 p.m. in Langford Auditorium. Free tickets for the lecture will be available via TicketWeb starting at noon on Tuesday, March 12.

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What’s On My Mind: The dedication of Vanderbilt’s staff

Mar. 1, 2019—In this week's column, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos reflects on the campus-wide appreciation of Vanderbilt's diverse and dedicated staff.

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Commodore Award, Diversity Leadership Award given at Service Award Ceremony

Feb. 22, 2019—Vanderbilt University honored employees who reached significant service milestones in calendar year 2018 and handed out two of its highest awards for staff during the Service Award Ceremony Wednesday at the Student Life Center.

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Zeppos to welcome distinguished guests to campus for spring lectures

Feb. 20, 2019—A former United States president, groundbreaking political figures, and nationally renowned science advocates are among the speakers to be featured in the coming weeks of the Chancellor’s Lecture Series at Vanderbilt.

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President George W. Bush to visit for Chancellor’s Lecture March 11

Feb. 20, 2019—Vanderbilt University Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will welcome the 43rd president of the United States, George W. Bush, for a conversation on Monday, March 11. Those interested in tickets must fill out a form between noon today and noon Feb. 26 to be entered into a randomized drawing.

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‘The View’s’ Meghan McCain reflects on her father, civility at Chancellor’s Lecture

Feb. 20, 2019—During her Chancellor's Lecture Series appearance Tuesday evening, Meghan McCain, political analyst, best-selling author and co-host of "The View," said she loves visiting universities and talking to young people about politics because they’re more curious and open than older generations.

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Chancellor Feb. 25 faculty hours canceled

Feb. 19, 2019—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will host open office hours with faculty on Monday, Feb. 25, from 10 to 11 a.m. in the Alumni Hall Lounge. All university faculty members are welcome to attend and discuss any topic of their choice with the chancellor. RSVPs are required.

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Chancellor’s Faculty Town Hall Feb. 22 to focus on priorities for upcoming capital campaign

Feb. 18, 2019—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will host a second town hall with faculty members on Friday, Feb. 22, to discuss the fundraising priorities that should drive the university’s next capital campaign.

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What’s on My Mind: David Williams II

Feb. 18, 2019—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos reflects on the life and legacy of David Williams II, former vice chancellor and athletics director, in this week's column.

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Remarkable life of David Williams II celebrated

Feb. 18, 2019—David Williams II was remembered as a courageous vice chancellor, outstanding athletics director, brilliant law professor and devoted husband and father during a celebration of life service Feb. 15.

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