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Students, administrators discuss nondiscrimination policy at Furman

Feb. 1, 2012—A highly charged atmosphere gradually evolved into a thoughtful and heartfelt discussion of the issues Jan. 31 in Furman Hall during a town hall meeting about Vanderbilt's nondiscrimination policy.

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Town hall meeting on non-discrimination policy set for Jan. 31

Jan. 23, 2012—Update: In anticipation of there being greater interest than the available venue will accommodate for this evening’s town hall meeting on the university’s nondiscrimination policy, the university has scheduled a live webstream of the event. It should be accessible at 6:15 p.m. to anyone on the Vanderbilt network. Watch the live stream. Current Vanderbilt students,...

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VUCast Extra: Celebrate, Celebrate!

Dec. 5, 2011—Watch fans’ reactions and more at bowl game celebration.  

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New contract for Vanderbilt football coach James Franklin

Dec. 2, 2011—James Franklin, whose Commodores have already tripled the number of victories they had in each of the past two seasons, has agreed to a new contract extending his term and raising his salary as Vanderbilt University’s head football coach.

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Celebrate Vanderbilt’s bowl selection with Coach Franklin, football team

Dec. 2, 2011—Come celebrate with Coach James Franklin, Vice Chancellor David Williams and the Commodore football team Sunday evening as they receive and officially accept an invitation to play in a bowl game.

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Nov. 29, 2011—Time to bleed black and gold, remember magic win # 6 and celebrate our football team. Go to Bowl Central for all your bowl information.    

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College athletics reforms coming fast, Vanderbilt board committee told

Nov. 16, 2011—(Correction: An earlier version of this story included a reference to expansion of the Southeastern Conference, which was inaccurate and has been deleted.) Reform measures for college athletics can be expected quickly, with ideas like freshman ineligibility rules and higher admissions standards being considered, the athletics committee of the Vanderbilt Board of Trust was told...

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New coach for women’s track and field, other changes

Jul. 13, 2011—Vice Chancellor David Williams has announced three personnel matters that will have an immediate impact upon Vanderbilt Athletics.

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Feb. 24 women’s basketball game postponed: Time moved to 5 p.m. Friday

Feb. 24, 2011—The Commodores’ postponed women’s basketball game with Florida will now tip off at 5 p.m. Friday in Memorial Gymnasium.

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CloserVU: Day One with Coach Franklin and Family

Dec. 22, 2010—From his arrival at the airport to the formal announcement, get a personal look at the first hours Head Football Coach James Franklin and family spent as new members of the Commodore Nation. Warning: Watching this video might create the involuntary response of wearing black and gold and yelling, “GO ‘DORES!” For all things Coach...

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Chancellor: Hiring of James Franklin marks new day for football program

Dec. 17, 2010—Space travel is not off the table if it would help bolster the Vanderbilt football program under new head coach James Franklin, said Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos.

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Public/private partnerships key to maximizing Nashville’s sports potential: VU study

Sep. 27, 2010—Nashville should seek new public/private partnerships that generate additional revenue sources if the city wants to maximize its economic potential as a sports city, according to a report prepared by the Vanderbilt Center for Nashville Studies.

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