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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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Lunch and Learn with David Williams II

Apr. 5, 2013—Watch David Williams II give a talk titled, "A Look into the Role Intercollegiate Athletics Plays into the Mission of Higher Education" at a Lunch and Learn event April 3.

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The transformation of Vanderbilt athletics

Mar. 4, 2013—In academics and on the playing field, Vanderbilt athletes are all in. Read about the dramatic changes happening in Vanderbilt athletics.

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Year in Review: Vanderbilt’s top stories, images, Tweets and shares of 2012

Dec. 17, 2012—The top news stories, Tweets, Facebook posts, photos and videos of the year.

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VUCast Extra: Celebrating at Vandy’s Bowl Announcement Party

Dec. 4, 2012—Where are you spending New Year’s Eve?  Watching about 1,400 people celebrating at the Vanderbilt bowl announcement party will get you in the mood to cheer the Dores to a victory at the Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl. Visit Bowl Central for more information.

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Are you ready for a game changer?

Aug. 30, 2012—Television commercials, billboards and more will soon be declaring Vanderbilt’s determination to be a game changer on the playing field. The “This is a Game Changer” marketing campaign begins in early September. “The Game Changer campaign celebrates – and we hope inspires – every member of the Vanderbilt community who is a game changer in...

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Powerful AM station will air Commodore football, men’s basketball games

Aug. 1, 2012—Commodore football and men’s basketball games will be carried on one of the nation’s strongest radio signals, following a flagship agreement announced between Vanderbilt Athletics and Nashville's NewsRadio 1510 WLAC.

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VUCast: Concussion Check

Jul. 27, 2012—This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s online newscast: Playing hard can lead to concussions. See a new way to keep your brain safety in check! Meet Vanderbilt’s new sports authority Commodores on the cat walk

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Vanderbilt expands David Williams’ role in athletics

Jul. 12, 2012—The executive who guided Vanderbilt athletics to new heights has officially been named the university’s athletic director, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos announced. David Williams’ new title is vice chancellor for athletics and university affairs and athletics director. He will no longer have the additional roles of general counsel and university secretary at Vanderbilt. “This will...

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David Williams: A decade of success in Vanderbilt Athletics

Jul. 12, 2012—Student athlete GPA is over 3.0 for sixth straight year 2012 graduation success rate for student athletes is 92 percent 10 teams recognized publicly as being in top 10 percent nationally by NCAA Academic Progress Report All four revenue sports (men’s & women’s basketball, football, baseball) participated in postseason play, one of the very few...

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Vanderbilt expands David Williams’ role in athletics

Jul. 12, 2012—In response to Vanderbilt University’s increased success and investment in its athletics and recreation programs, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos has asked Vice Chancellor David Williams to take on a larger role in shaping these areas of the university.

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