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Search committee named for vice provost for equity, diversity and inclusion

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.

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Professor, Paralympian chosen to evaluate Reeve Foundation’s Paralysis Resource Center

Sep. 29, 2016—Vanderbilt's Anjali Forber-Pratt has been awarded a grant to evaluate and bolster spinal cord injury resources.

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Vanderbilt astrophysicist makes ‘The Root’s’ 100 List of Black Influencers

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.

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Exploring education equity 50 years after Coleman

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.

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Diversity’s crucial role in medical, graduate education explored

Sep. 15, 2016—Diversity. Inclusion. Excellence. Innovation. You can’t have one without the others.

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Lecture to focus on diversity in medical education

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.

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Training around issues of diversity and inclusion available to Vanderbilt community members

Aug. 29, 2016—The Office of Inclusion Initiatives and Cultural Competence is offering a series of diversity and inclusion trainings for the Vanderbilt community.

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Zeppos shares vision for ‘inclusive excellence’ at Vanderbilt during Fall Faculty Assembly

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.

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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.

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Inaugural Vanderbilt Community Profile provides snapshot of university demographics

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.

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Peabody College announces 2016-17 Dean’s Diversity Lecture series lineup

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.

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Search to begin for vice provost of equity, diversity and inclusion

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.

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