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Actor, activist Terry Crews leads off 2019-20 Chancellor’s Lecture Series

Aug. 29, 2019—Actor, activist and former pro athlete Terry Crews will lead off the 2019-20 Chancellor’s Lecture Series on Monday, Sept. 9. The theme of the fall series is "Culture of Respect; Culture of Caring."

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Watch: Getting to know Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente

Aug. 28, 2019—Students, alumni, faculty and staff who have worked with Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente describe her as an educator, innovator and leader.

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Vanderbilt welcomes first cohort of seven veterans to Bass Military Scholars Program

Aug. 28, 2019—Vanderbilt University’s Bass Military Scholars Program begins its inaugural year with the arrival of seven new scholars on campus this semester. The scholars, all of whom are U.S. military veterans, are pursuing professional degrees across several of Vanderbilt’s schools.

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Wente charts path forward to build on university’s strengths at Fall Faculty Assembly

Aug. 23, 2019—Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente pledged to keep Vanderbilt on a strong path moving forward, with continued investments in faculty and the student experience, during her Fall Faculty Assembly address on Aug. 22.

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11 faculty members honored at Fall Faculty Assembly

Aug. 23, 2019—Vanderbilt’s most prestigious faculty prize for accomplishments in research, scholarship or creative expression was awarded to University Distinguished Professor of Law, Economics and Management W. Kip Viscusi on Aug. 22. He was one of 11 award recipients during Fall Faculty Assembly.

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Wente to host influencers for fall Chancellor’s Lecture Series

Aug. 23, 2019—A preeminent novelist, accomplished thought leaders and journalists on the frontlines of global issues, and pioneering cultural influencers comprise this fall’s Chancellor’s Lecture Series lineup at Vanderbilt University.

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Moving forward, together: A message for the new academic year from Interim Chancellor Susan R. Wente

Aug. 21, 2019—Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente discusses her guiding principles of trust, transparency and teamwork, and the ways in which those principles are demonstrated at Vanderbilt, in a message to the university community marking the start of a new academic year.

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Celebrate Vanderbilt Move-In 2019 at The Ingram Commons

Aug. 19, 2019—Watch as the newest Vanderbilt students from the Class of 2023 join the amazing tradition of Move-In at The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons.

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‘No pause button’: Wente takes the helm as Vanderbilt’s interim chancellor

Aug. 16, 2019—As Susan R. Wente assumes the role of interim chancellor, she looks to further the university’s commitment to learning, discovery and creative expression with the same drive and optimism she’s cultivated as an academic leader, scholar and mentor.

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Chancellor announces paid administrative closure day July 5

Jun. 19, 2019—University employees will enjoy an extended Fourth of July holiday weekend this year, as Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos has announced an administrative closure day for Friday, July 5.

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Five interdisciplinary programs awarded TIPs funding for 2019

Jun. 12, 2019—Five interdisciplinary projects awarded TIPs funding for 2019; a sixth (additional) year call for proposals and funding announced by the provost.

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A Message to the Community

Apr. 2, 2019—Dear members of our Vanderbilt community, For the past 11 years, I’ve had the honor of serving as the eighth chancellor of Vanderbilt University. Staying true to our mission of teaching, discovery and service has guided my efforts, and with help from a world class faculty, an extraordinary staff, the best alumni network anywhere, an incredible student body, and a wonderful Board of Trust, we’ve worked hard to...

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