Christopher Loss

  • Kirkland Hall (Bruce Davis/Vanderbilt)

    A message from Chancellor Zeppos on the state of the university

    Dear Vanderbilt community, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos (Vanderbilt) The beginning of a new academic year provides a university community with the opportunity to both reflect on the previous year and look forward, focusing intently on the future. We do so with a great sense of optimism and enthusiasm. While… Read More

    Aug 29, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    The Chronicle of Higher Education: Why the Morrill Land-Grant Colleges Act still matters

    Christopher Loss, assistant professor of public policy and higher education at Peabody College, authored this opinion piece about the Morrill Land-Grant Colleges Act. Read More

    Jul 16, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Faculty Seminar: Why College? – Education and Citizenship in Modern America

    College produces good citizens, right? Yes, but not for the reasons most people think. Watch video of Christopher P. Loss’s talk about the role of higher education in defining changing meanings of democratic citizenship in the 20th century, and explain why coordinated efforts to use education to produce good citizens… Read More

    May 15, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Making the Moment Last

    Video of Senior Day with Tom Brokaw and of Commencement will be streamed live on the Vanderbilt homepage. Three days of activities enrich the Commencement experience For many graduating seniors, Commencement passes in a blur of gowns and camera flashes and choreography. Add emotional parents, excitement –… Read More

    May 1, 2012

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    Abkowitz (Vanderbilt) Mark Abkowitz, professor of civil and environmental engineering, has received the Vanderbilt Alumni Association’s Alumni Education Award, given annually to a faculty member who has contributed significantly to Vanderbilt Alumni Association education programs. Bess (Vanderbilt) Kimberly Bess, assistant professor of human and organizational development, has received… Read More

    May 1, 2012

  • Between Citizens and the State

    Education and the 2012 Election

    "The economy and jobs will be the two biggest issues in this fall’s general election, but education will also factor in who votes for which candidate and why," writes Christopher Loss. Read More

    Apr 18, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Higher education, federal government ‘intimately connected’

    The federal government’s increasing involvement in higher education over the past 100 years has created an intimate relationship that was once virtually nonexistent. Read More

    Dec 9, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    Immigration and education explored in special issue of Peabody Journal of Education

    Peabody student Thomas Davis teaching English to Hispanic and minority children Immigration issues are as complex and varied in American classrooms as they are in the courtroom, yet answers on how to tackle these issues are elusive. A special issue of the Peabody Journal of Education released this month brings… Read More

    Nov 5, 2010