David Williams Archives
Oct. 15, 2018—The Association of Vanderbilt Black Alumni presented Vice Chancellor for Athletics and University Affairs and Athletics Director David Williams with its inaugural legacy award Friday afternoon at the Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center.
Oct. 5, 2018—Vanderbilt announced today the establishment of a search committee and an advisory council for the recruitment of the university’s new vice chancellor for athletics and athletics director.
Sep. 19, 2018—Athletics at Vanderbilt is played at the highest levels but different in one vitally important way: Excellence in the classroom is every bit as important as performance on the field, says Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos in this week's column.
Sep. 11, 2018—Williams will return to teaching after a distinguished 27-year career in higher education administration and will establish a new Sports, Law & Society Program at Vanderbilt Law School.
Aug. 16, 2018—“A World of Possibilities: Examining the Olympics from Diverse Angles” encompasses 14 thought-provoking, educational and entertaining events, including film screenings, panel discussions and presentations by scholars, journalists and authors.
Jul. 18, 2018—For many student-athletes, summer means intensive physical training coupled with taking classes to lighten their course load during the playing season. More rare is the opportunity to explore another hallmark of the college experience: a summer internship.
Jun. 29, 2018—Vanderbilt's academic support center for student-athletes has been presented the annual Model Practices Award for Student Support Services by the National Association of Academic and Student-Athlete Development Professionals (N4A).
May. 27, 2018—Vanderbilt’s annual class party to welcome its 1,600 first-year students will be even more memorable this year because of Beyoncé and Jay-Z.
May. 14, 2018—Vanderbilt celebrated the inclusion of "Triumph: The Untold Story of Perry Wallace" in this year’s Nashville Film Festival at an event May 12 at the historic Woolworth on 5th restaurant—a key site in Nashville’s and the nation’s civil rights history.
Apr. 13, 2018—Faculty proposals for micro-grant funding are due May 21 to support research and curricular enrichment on topics related to sports and society in areas including race, law, gender and more.
Apr. 11, 2018—In the coming weeks, Vanderbilt student-athletes and staffers will participate in several volunteer opportunities for the first time at Nashville's Buena Vista Elementary School, a unique chance for the Commodores to make an impact in the Nashville community.
Apr. 11, 2018—The Tennessee General Assembly unanimously passed a joint resolution honoring the memory of Vanderbilt alumnus Perry Wallace on April 11. Wallace, who grew up in North Nashville, integrated Vanderbilt varsity basketball in 1966 and made history on Dec. 2, 1967, as the first African American basketball player to compete in a varsity game in the Southeastern Conference.