May. 12, 2017—Damp weather couldn’t dampen the spirits of Class of 2017 members on Friday, May 12, when Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos presided over Commencement exercises and nearly 4,000 undergraduates, graduate and professional students received diplomas.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Chancellor, filmmaker Ken Burns to address graduating seniors at Senior Day and Commencement May 11, 12
May. 8, 2017—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will deliver Vanderbilt University’s Commencement address May 12, the day after filmmaker Ken Burns accepts a prestigious Vanderbilt award and offers his advice.
May. 24, 2016—For the first time, graduating Vanderbilt seniors could recycle their regalia following this year's Commencement.
May. 20, 2016—Animals at the Nashville Zoo and Walden’s Puddle recently enjoyed taking part in a bit of Vanderbilt tradition when the university donated strawberries left over from Commencement to the two organizations.
May. 13, 2016—Vanderbilt Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos awarded the top scholars from each of the university’s undergraduate and professional schools Friday, May 13.
May. 5, 2016—University Central faculty and staff members are asked to do their part in helping create as many parking spaces as possible for Commencement guests next Friday, May 13.
Nov. 23, 2015—Preparations are underway for Commencement 2016, scheduled for May 11-13, and many details of the three-day event are available on the newly re-launched Commencement website.
May. 13, 2015—Animals at the Nashville Zoo and Walden’s Puddle recently enjoyed a sweet treat, thanks to Vanderbilt’s Office of the Chancellor and Commencement Office.
May. 1, 2015—Senior Day and Commencement are May 7-8 at Vanderbilt University, with a full slate of activities set to mark the graduation of the Class of 2015.