Sep. 22, 2020—The Metropolitan Historical Commission is paying tribute to Betty Chiles Nixon, a civil and women’s rights activist who worked at Vanderbilt University for 17 years, with a historical marker placed outside her former home on 18th Avenue South.
May. 29, 2019—The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee has honored Gail and David Williams with the Francis S. Guess Bridge to Equality Award. The award, which honors the memory of civil rights trailblazer and civic leader Francis S. Guess, recognizes those who spur innovation leading to equality.
Sep. 20, 2018—James Sandlin, a former Sarratt Student Center director who worked tirelessly to expand cultural offerings on campus, died Sept. 18 after a brief illness.
May. 10, 2018—More than 300 members of the Canby Robinson Society and the Vanderbilt University Medical Center community joined Jeff Balser, MD, PhD, and his wife, Melinda, last week at Cheekwood Estate and Gardens for a reception celebrating the community of supporters who help VUMC in “redefining personalized care.”
Sep. 7, 2011—Vanderbilt Rowing now has use of a new longer boat dock, thanks to the efforts of a local Boy Scout and the collaboration of the Nashville rowing community.
Oct. 14, 2010—Nashville Mayor Karl Dean will join Vanderbilt University Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos, Vice Chancellor Jeff Balser and other university officials and employees for the annual Senior Leader Walk Thursday, Oct. 14, from noon to 12:45 p.m. Groups will proceed from five different locations to the Health Plus facility at the corner of Kensington and 25th...