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David Price makes $2.5M capstone gift for $12M Vanderbilt baseball facilities project

Nov. 18, 2016—The former Vanderbilt athlete and current Red Sox pitcher will give $2.5 million to support the construction of a new baseball facility.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: David Price to announce major gift at Vanderbilt baseball facility Nov. 18

Nov. 14, 2016—Boston Red Sox pitcher and former Vanderbilt University student-athlete David Price will join Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos, Athletics Director and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs David Williams and Coach Tim Corbin Friday, Nov. 18 at 1:30 p.m. to announce a significant gift to the Vanderbilt Baseball Facilities project.

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From ‘EDI Matter’: A Q&A with Vice Chancellor David Williams

Oct. 17, 2016—Vice Chancellor for Athletics and University Affairs and Athletics Director David Williams II is committed to promoting diversity, equity and inclusion as well as integrating Commodore athletics into the Vanderbilt student life experience.

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First-year students learn lessons on race and inclusion at 10th annual Lawson Lecture

Sep. 29, 2016—A reunion 50 years in the making made a significant impact on first-year students at the 10th annual Lawson Lecture Sept. 27, when Vanderbilt alumni Perry Wallace and Godfrey Dillard shared their stories of being young African American basketball recruits and students on campus in the late-1960s.

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Fine Arts Gallery exhibition examines era when ‘Vandy woke up’

Sep. 9, 2016—The Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery presents “Race, Sports and Vanderbilt: 1966–1970,” which will showcase photographs, front pages from "The Tennessean," and related artifacts from this time period, beginning Friday, Sept. 23.

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Vanderbilt to host events observing Constitution/Citizenship Day Sept. 16

Sep. 8, 2016—A discussion of America’s future and a campus read-a-thon of the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights are among the Vanderbilt events that will observe Constitution Day.

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David Williams to discuss ‘Today’s SEC’ at Williamson County Library

Aug. 2, 2016—The Williamson County Public Library will host a talk by Vice Chancellor David Williams Aug. 30, just two days before the Commodores open their football season against South Carolina.

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Inaugural Coach Forum draws big crowd

Jul. 22, 2016—More than 250 area athletic coaches came to the Student Life Center Thursday for The Coach Forum, a one-day conference to help them lead, mentor and initiate culture change in their programs.

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Williams, Farran to serve on transition team for MNPS director of schools

Jul. 6, 2016—Vanderbilt University’s David Williams II, vice chancellor for athletics and university affairs and athletics director, has been appointed by new Metro Nashville Public Schools Director of Schools Shawn Joseph to co-chair his transition team.

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Sign up now for Vanderbilt Osher Institute summer term

May. 24, 2016—Symphony 101, healthy cooking, and Motown music are among the Osher Lifelong Institute at Vanderbilt summer 2016 classes for all adults 50 and older.

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Vanderbilt hires Stephanie White to lead women’s basketball

May. 24, 2016—Vanderbilt University has hired Stephanie White as head women's basketball coach, Athletic Director David Williams announced Tuesday. White, who currently is serving her second season as head coach of the WNBA's Indiana Fever, becomes just the fifth all-time head coach in the history of the Vanderbilt program.

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New basketball coach’s first day at Vandy

Apr. 7, 2016—Vanderbilt hired Bryce Drew as its new head men's basketball coach April 6. Watch Drew's first day on the job.

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