Dec. 3, 2018—The commitment from alumni Elizabeth Sauereisen Allen, BS’83, and Vanderbilt Board of Trust member Greg Allen, BA’84, builds on their legacy of generosity toward the university and continues their support for faculty and program leadership, as well as current and future student scholars.
Nov. 30, 2018—Venus Williams—an international tennis champion, entrepreneur and author—will receive the Nichols-Chancellor’s Medal in May 2019, when she addresses graduating seniors at Vanderbilt and their families.
Nov. 8, 2018—A $10 million gift from alumna Jennifer R. Frist, BS’93, and husband William R. “Billy” Frist will endow a new center focused on supporting and developing the neurodiverse talents of individuals with autism at Vanderbilt University’s School of Engineering.
Nov. 5, 2018—Reggie Ford, MAcc’14, founded Rosecrete Wealth Management after finding his way to business at Vanderbilt.
Nov. 1, 2018—Vanderbilt alumni Matt Tant and Joe Christopher, who co-founded the health care technology staffing firm HCTech and would go on to launch Brentwood, Tennessee-based Relode, will deliver the School of Engineering’s Chambers Family Entrepreneurship Lecture on Thursday, Nov. 8.
Nov. 1, 2018—VU Theatre will perform "Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom," a dark comedy centering on teens who become addicted to an online horror video game, Nov. 2-10.
Oct. 31, 2018—Robin Ingram Patton was thanked for her significant investment in the E. Bronson Ingram College, which is named for her father, during a celebration of Vanderbilt's newest living-learning community.
Oct. 29, 2018—Vanderbilt is inviting alumni and donors to play a key role in expanding support for faculty throughout their careers with the launch of the Faculty Fellowship Challenge.
Smith named associate vice chancellor for strategic initiatives for Development and Alumni Relations
Oct. 29, 2018—Highly seasoned higher education administrator Tina L. Smith will join Development and Alumni Relations as associate vice chancellor for strategic initiatives beginning Nov. 1.
Oct. 25, 2018—Kitt Carpenter, recently named director of the College of Arts and Science's Public Policy Studies, is working to boost the program's appeal to an even wider set of Vanderbilt students.