Division of Communications Archives
May. 18, 2018—The University Staff Advisory Council welcomed Vice Chancellor for Communications Steve Ertel as speaker at its May meeting. Last year, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos identified the need to pull the communications functions from the Division of Public Affairs and recruited Ertel to champion the restructure.
Apr. 26, 2018—A report just released by the Committee for Enhancing Faculty Voices in the Public Sphere offers a trio of proposals to elevate Vanderbilt’s national and global profile while helping inform a public hungry for expert knowledge.
Apr. 23, 2018—Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente has announced strategic initiatives to strengthen the university’s global reach, to be paired with an international strategy developed by the Division of Communications.
Feb. 22, 2018—Vanderbilt's role in bringing faculty scholarship, insights and knowledge into the public discourse is the focus of a new university initiative, “Enhancing Faculty Voices in the Public Sphere.” Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos discusses the effort in this week's edition of "What's On My Mind."
Jan. 4, 2018—The university has named a committee charged with finding ways to assist Vanderbilt faculty who seek to further the impact of their achievements by communicating their research to broader audiences.
Oct. 11, 2017—Seven lucky Vanderbilt staff members joined Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos at the Nashville Predators' season opener Oct. 10 at Bridgestone Arena.
Jun. 29, 2017—Assistant Vice Chancellor for News and Communications Elizabeth P. Latt will retire from her role as leader of external and internal university communications June 30 after 27 years of service to the university.
Jun. 14, 2017—"I’ve never taken a direct shot, but sometimes a puck comes over the top of the glass and hits me," says Vanderbilt photographer John Russell, who also serves as the official photographer for the Nashville Predators. "It still hurts."
Feb. 9, 2017—Vanderbilt University Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos today announced the appointment of Steve Ertel as the university’s vice chancellor for communications.