Jan. 29, 2021—A series of trans-institutional courses designed through the Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities is using Vanderbilt’s campus as a living lab, giving students—future historians, architects, archaeologists, curators and engineers among them—unique hands-on experiences.
A Blaze of History: A prominent black university that endured two fires once was located on the Peabody campus
Nov. 7, 2019—Looking across the long stretch of the Peabody mall with its historic buildings and the iconic dome of the Wyatt Center, one might think Peabody College was the only academic institution to have been built on this location. However, before Peabody, the land was home to one of the most prominent black universities in the South, Roger Williams University.
Education Evolution: Vanderbilt scholars are working to align higher ed policy with 21st-century needs
Aug. 20, 2019—Some of the leading efforts to understand the changing nature of public higher education, and implement policies to address those shifts, are being directed by faculty and alumni of Vanderbilt’s Peabody College of education and human development.
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. 3, 2019—Some of the leading efforts to understand the changing nature of public higher education, and implement policies to address those shifts, are being directed by Peabody faculty and alumni.
Mar. 26, 2018—Vanderbilt brought national experts to campus for a two-day symposium—the university's first—on race, reconciliation and reunion.
Sep. 18, 2017—Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente has charged a new committee comprising authors, faculty and university leaders to make strategic recommendations for Vanderbilt University Press.
Jun. 1, 2017—Following a collaborative rapid cycle process, an ad hoc faculty committee has released a report identifying four proposed thematic areas for future investment in graduate education and research at Vanderbilt.
Jan. 25, 2017—Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente has appointed a seven-member faculty committee to synthesize ideas submitted by each school and college into a set of recommendations for significant new investments in graduate education and research at Vanderbilt.
Dec. 12, 2016—Handbook of Early Childhood Special Education coedited by Erin Barton, assistant professor of special education, with Brian Reichow of the University of Florida, and Brian A. Boyd and Samuel L. Odom, of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (2016, Springer) The handbook discusses early childhood special education, with particular focus on evidence-based practices. Coverage...
Sep. 16, 2015—A faculty panel will engage dialogue on Confederate symbolism and free speech.
Oct. 27, 2014—Two committees tasked with fleshing out key initiatives in Vanderbilt’s Academic Strategic Plan are now staffed and ready to begin work.