Nov. 11, 2020—The School of Engineering’s Lori Troxel was awarded the 2020 Chancellor’s Cup by Chancellor Daniel Diermeier in a surprise presentation at her Civil Engineering Design class on Nov. 9.
Nov. 18, 2019—Ahead of Thanksgiving, Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente expresses gratitude for the faculty, staff, students and all members of the Vanderbilt community who bring the university's mission to life each day, she writes in her latest "Open Mind" column.
Oct. 10, 2018—Senior Lecturer in Cinema and Media Arts Jonathan Waters’ fierce commitment to helping students from all walks of life achieve success in the arts was among several reasons he was awarded the 2018 Chancellor’s Cup on Tuesday.
Oct. 4, 2017—The Chancellor’s Cup is presented annually to the professor who makes the greatest intellectual and academic contributions to undergraduate students outside of classroom teaching.
Nov. 6, 2015—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos presented the 2015 Chancellor’s Cup to Associate Professor of History Frank Wcislo during a surprise ceremony Nov. 6 in Kirkland Hall, with many of Wcislo’s friends and colleagues from across the university in attendance.
Oct. 8, 2014—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos presented the 2014 Chancellor’s Cup to Associate Professor of English Teresa Goddu during a surprise ceremony Oct. 7 in Benson Hall with many of Goddu’s colleagues and students looking on.
Oct. 4, 2013—A Faculty Senate meeting was delayed Oct. 3 by a surprise guest—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos—who interrupted the session to award the 2013 Chancellor’s Cup, now in its 50th year.
Apr. 22, 2013—As Moore and Warren Colleges take shape at the corner of West End and 21st avenues, two award-winning faculty members have been named to lead the new residential colleges that are part of the College Halls at Vanderbilt system.
Oct. 24, 2012—M.L. Sandoz, senior lecturer in communication studies and director of Vanderbilt’s debate team, received an unexpected visitor Oct. 24. Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos interrupted her lecture in Calhoun Hall to present her with the 2012-13 Chancellor’s Cup, which is given annually for “the greatest contribution outside the classroom to undergraduate student-faculty relationships in the recent...
Oct. 14, 2011—The Department of Anthropology’s Tiffiny Tung was surprised with the 2011-12 Chancellor’s Cup on Oct. 13 when Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos interrupted what Tung thought was to be a departmental meeting. “I was so pleased when you came to Vanderbilt, and you have exceeded all expectations both in and out of the classroom,” Zeppos said....
May. 13, 2011—Sixteen retiring faculty members were recognized during Vanderbilt’s May 13 Commencement ceremony when the university honored their years of service and bestowed on them the title of emeritus or emerita faculty. Robert W. Blanning, professor of management, emeritus Blanning’s global experience combines the worlds of academia and business. He came to the Owen Graduate School...