Apr. 20, 2021—Vanderbilt is gearing up for Commencement ceremonies May 1–2 and May 15–16, and your help is needed to make the celebrations for graduates and their families a success.
Mar. 3, 2021—Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top leader in infectious disease research and a renowned biomedical scientist, will receive Vanderbilt University’s prestigious Nichols-Chancellor’s Medal in May 2021 when he speaks to the university’s graduating students and their families.
Mar. 3, 2021—Caroline Kennedy, a bestselling author, attorney and former U.S. ambassador to Japan, will receive Vanderbilt University’s prestigious Nichols-Chancellor’s Medal when she speaks to Class of 2020 graduates and their families at their Graduates Day celebration on Friday, April 30.
Class of 2021 Commencement to be celebrated in person May 15–16; Graduates Day to feature Dr. Anthony Fauci
Mar. 3, 2021—Vanderbilt University announced today that it will host in-person Commencement ceremonies for the Class of 2021. The events, which will adhere to campus safety protocols, will take place May 15–16.
Mar. 3, 2021—We are excited to announce that the university will hold in-person Commencement ceremonies May 15–16 for the Class of 2021, Chancellor Daniel Diermeier and Provost Susan R. Wente wrote in a message to this year's graduates.
Mar. 3, 2021—We are excited to announce that the university will hold in-person Commencement ceremonies May 1–2 for the Class of 2020, Chancellor Daniel Diermeier and Provost Susan R. Wente wrote in a message to last year's graduates.
Jan. 27, 2021—In the coming weeks, Vanderbilt will announce more details about official plans for its May 2021 Commencement ceremony. The university is grateful for students' patience as it explores scenarios that will prioritize Vanderbilt's commitment to honoring and celebrating graduates' accomplishments while protecting health and safety as much as possible, write Chancellor Daniel Diermeier and Provost Susan R. Wente in a message to the Class of 2021 and their families.
Jun. 17, 2020—Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente was joined by deans, administrators, former and current faculty heads of house on The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons, coaches, Board of Trust members and alumni in saluting the Class of 2020 with a virtual toast.
May. 22, 2020—Vanderbilt University will hold the Class of 2020’s on-campus Commencement ceremony and related events on May 1 and 2, 2021. The dates were selected as the best option after evaluating input from a student committee, campus partners and various vendors that will contribute to events throughout the weekend.
May. 14, 2020—Vanderbilt Magazine raises a glass of its own to the tenacious, accomplished and always adaptable Class of 2020. Cheers to you all.
May. 14, 2020—At a time when we are physically separate, the connections embodied by our One Vanderbilt community have become even more vital.