Apr. 16, 2021—H. Rodes Hart and Patricia Ingram Hart, whose generous gifts continue to advance the mission of Vanderbilt University, have endowed a second chair in urologic surgery. Dr. Melissa R. Kaufman will be the inaugural chair holder.
Lutz named Vanderbilt University vice chancellor for development and alumni relations; Sweet to lead Information Technology
Apr. 14, 2021—John M. Lutz, who has served as Vanderbilt University’s interim vice chancellor for development and alumni relations since April 2020, will assume the role permanently, and Brett Sweet will assume leadership of Vanderbilt University Information Technology in addition to his finance leadership role, Chancellor Daniel Diermeier announced today. These appointments will take effect immediately.
Apr. 14, 2021—The Senior Class Fund wants to say “thank you” to seniors who have made their SCF gifts. A celebration will be held on Thursday, April 15, from noon to 3 p.m. at Fleming Yard, between Sarratt Student Center and Alumni Lawn. Free Jeni’s ice cream and giveaways will be available.
Apr. 5, 2021—Giving Day is April 7. This annual event is an opportunity for the entire university community to join together to help advance Vanderbilt’s mission of education, discovery and leadership by making a gift of any size.
Apr. 5, 2021—Giving Day is this Wednesday, April 7. The entire Vanderbilt community is invited to take part in this 24-hour event to help advance the university’s mission of education, discovery and leadership.
Mar. 29, 2021—Vanderbilt Giving Day on Wednesday, April 7, is an opportunity for the entire university community to join together to help advance the university’s mission of education, discovery and leadership by making a gift of any size. Students are invited to take part in this 24-hour event, which will include challenges throughout the day to amplify impact.
Mar. 24, 2021—The Vanderbilt Association of Hispanic and Latinx Alumni’s Student Support Committee will host a networking event for students and alumni on Thursday, March 25. The virtual event will be from 7 to 8 p.m. CT.
Mar. 24, 2021—The Vandy-in-Hollywood summer internship program, now approaching its 15th summer, has redoubled its focus on diversity by establishing a scholarship fund that enables all students to participate. This summer, the program’s founders, along with the Vanderbilt Career Center, are taking the experience virtual.
Mar. 22, 2021—The Vanderbilt Alumni Association has named Barney S. Graham, PhD’91, as the recipient of the 2021 Vanderbilt University Distinguished Alumnus Award. This honor is the highest bestowed upon a member of the university’s alumni community.
Mar. 19, 2021—Vanderbilt engineering alumnae Sheryll D. Cashin, Jennifer Rose Frist and Cathy Jo Thompson Linn have been named Distinguished Alumni, and Courtney Clark Pastrick has been named a Distinguished Friend of the School of Engineering. They will be inducted into the school’s Academy of Distinguished Alumni and celebrated at the Board of Visitors virtual meeting on Wednesday, March 24.
Mar. 15, 2021—Vanderbilt scientists on the front lines of COVID-19 research will share their insights on the pandemic and subsequent vaccine development during a Chancellor’s Lecture Series event on Tuesday, March 23, at 5 p.m. CT, hosted by Chancellor Daniel Diermeier.
Mar. 12, 2021—Matthew Shorten, BMus’20, has been named to the 2021-22 class of Luce Scholars. A nationally competitive fellowship, the Luce Scholars Program aims to enhance the understanding of Asia among potential leaders in American society.