Sep. 29, 2016—Provost Susan R. Wente has charged a search committee comprising students and faculty from a range of disciplines to identify the university’s first vice provost for equity, diversity and inclusion.
Sep. 29, 2016—Vanderbilt's Anjali Forber-Pratt has been awarded a grant to evaluate and bolster spinal cord injury resources.
Sep. 27, 2016—Vanderbilt astrophysicist Jedidah Isler has joined Beyoncé, LeBron James and Serena Williams as a member of The Root’s 100 List of Black Influencers.
Sep. 19, 2016—On Oct. 27, a panel of education experts will explore how policymakers, scholars and school leaders are still addressing the pressing questions and concerns raised by the "Equality of Educational Opportunity" study, popularly known as the Coleman Report.
Sep. 15, 2016—Diversity. Inclusion. Excellence. Innovation. You can’t have one without the others.
Sep. 1, 2016—The importance of diversity and inclusion to medical and graduate education and research will be discussed on Sept. 8 during the first Flexner Discovery Lecture of the 2016-2017 academic year.
Aug. 29, 2016—The Office of Inclusion Initiatives and Cultural Competence is offering a series of diversity and inclusion trainings for the Vanderbilt community.
Aug. 26, 2016—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos shared his vision for a Vanderbilt campus that stresses inclusive excellence through its people, places and culture at the fall faculty assembly on Aug. 25.
Chancellor presents top prizes, including new award for excellence in equity, diversity and inclusion research, at fall assembly
Aug. 25, 2016—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos presented seven faculty research awards, including two new awards for efforts that advance understanding of diversity, at the Fall Faculty Assembly Aug. 25.
Aug. 25, 2016—The Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion has released the university’s first Community Profile, providing a snapshot of the makeup of its faculty, staff and student populations.
Aug. 23, 2016—A performance about being black and gay in the Deep South; a workshop on college preparation and success for marginalized groups; and a conversation with the self-proclaimed “Angry Asian Man” are just a few of the highlights of the 2016-17 series.
Aug. 22, 2016—A national search will be launched this fall for the university’s first vice provost for equity, diversity and inclusion, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente announced today.