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Kudos: Read about faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements

Oct. 17, 2014—Read about faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements.

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Williams joins public education foundation board

Sep. 10, 2014—David Williams II, vice chancellor for university affairs and athletics and director of athletics, has been appointed to the Nashville Public Education Foundation Board.

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Commodores everywhere savor a national championship

Jun. 26, 2014—Vanderbilt fans, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos and Gov. Bill Haslam were among those who gathered June 26 to celebrate the championship 2014 Vanderbilt Commodore baseball team and Coach Tim Corbin.

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Athletics Director David Williams, Coach Derek Mason team up with YWCA on new initiative to reduce violence against women

Apr. 4, 2014—Vanderbilt is a sponsor of a free, inaugural event that will bring together coaches and others who mentor boys and young men to address the important role they play in developing young men of character and reducing violence against women and girls.

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Football team honored with state resolution

Mar. 28, 2014—Senior members of the Vanderbilt football team were honored at the Tennessee State Capitol March 27 with the reading of a House Joint Resolution commending the team on an outstanding 2013 season.

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VUCast Extra: Behind the Scenes with New Football Coach Derek Mason

Jan. 19, 2014—Anchor Down and watch Derek Mason's first 24 hours as the Commodore Nation's new head football coach.

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New head football coach Derek Mason sets path to greatness

Jan. 18, 2014—Nobody’s expectations for the Vanderbilt football team under new head coach Derek Mason will exceed those of Mason himself. Mason, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos and Vice Chancellor David Williams spoke to reporters about the next era in Vanderbilt football Jan. 18.

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Stanford Associate Head Coach Derek Mason named new Vanderbilt head coach

Jan. 17, 2014—Derek Mason, regarded as one of the nation’s top coordinators, is the new head football coach of the Vanderbilt Commodores.

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Vanderbilt multipurpose facility opens

Nov. 6, 2013—Vanderbilt officially opened up the multipurpose facility wing of its Recreation Center Tuesday morning with a brief media event that included Director of Athletics David Williams and most of the head coaches.

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Alumni celebrate Reunion 2013

Oct. 8, 2013—This year, more than 3,000 alumni and guests gathered on campus Oct. 3­–5 for Reunion 2013.

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National Commodore Club sets all-time record for athletics annual giving

Aug. 1, 2013—The National Commodore Club challenged Commodore fans to be game changers. Commodore Nation responded and broke an NCC record by giving $3.72 million in unrestricted annual support.

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College athletics needs clearer message to support higher education mission, panel says

Apr. 5, 2013—To better ensure that student-athletes get the full measure of their college educations, we need to change the messages we send to them, said a panel examining the role of intercollegiate athletics in the mission of higher education April 3.

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