Jun. 14, 2018—John G. Geer, a distinguished political scientist and a seasoned academic leader, has been named the next dean of the Vanderbilt University College of Arts and Science. He will begin a five-year term as dean July 1, pending approval of the Vanderbilt University Board of Trust.
May. 24, 2018—The Shared Governance Committee recommends expanding the partnership between administration and faculty, with particular attention paid to enriched communication and broaden faculty involvement.
Nov. 6, 2017—Professor of Law Tracey E. George will join the provost’s office as associate provost for faculty affairs, helping advance the Academic Strategic Plan and support faculty development programming.
Oct. 23, 2017—Providing ongoing updates on initiatives related to the 2016 COACHE faculty satisfaction survey is the aim of the expanded COACHE website launched today by the Provost's Office of Academic and Faculty Affairs.
Sep. 25, 2017—A faculty working group has released a comprehensive report that shares findings from the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education (COACHE) faculty satisfaction survey conducted last year.
Feb. 16, 2017—The Faculty Working Group appointed to analyze and assess the results of a faculty survey conducted last spring has prepared a preliminary report on the survey’s topline findings and will seek faculty input at two town hall meetings this spring.
Nov. 17, 2016—Deeper faculty engagement in university decision-making and initiatives is the aim of the new Shared Governance Project being launched next month by Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos.
Oct. 6, 2016—Provost Susan R. Wente and Vice Chancellor George C. Hill have appointed a new faculty working group charged with analyzing and assessing the results of a faculty survey conducted last spring. The provost also has appointed a second working group charged with providing insights for each of the deans and their faculty.