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Vanderbilt welcomes most diverse, accomplished class in history

Oct. 9, 2017—The entering freshman class is the most diverse and academically accomplished to date, the result of university leadership's commitment to making a Vanderbilt education affordable and accessible.

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Bell to retire from Vanderbilt Institutional Research Group July 31

Jul. 17, 2017—Roberta Bell, who has led Vanderbilt’s institutional research arm since 2003, will retire from the university July 31. As executive director of the Vanderbilt Institutional Research Group, Bell has overseen the data-gathering and analysis efforts that help inform critical campus decision-making and planning.

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Christiansen named to second leadership term at College Board

Nov. 21, 2016—Douglas L. Christiansen, Vanderbilt University’s chief enrollment strategist, has been elected to a second term as chair of the board of trustees for the College Board.

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Vanderbilt maintains record-high No. 15 ranking in ‘U.S. News’

Sep. 13, 2016—Strong academics, research opportunities and a supportive living-learning atmosphere are credited for Vanderbilt retaining its No. 15 ranking in "U.S. News and World Report's" annual survey.

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Vanderbilt joins coalition to improve college admission process

Sep. 28, 2015—Vanderbilt has joined a new coalition of diverse public and private colleges and universities created to improve the college admission application process for all students.

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Vanderbilt’s Christiansen to lead trustees at College Board

Nov. 10, 2014—Douglas L. Christiansen, Vanderbilt University’s chief enrollment strategist, has been elected chair of the board of trustees for the College Board, the national organization that connects students to success and opportunity.

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Christiansen named vice provost for university enrollment affairs

Oct. 6, 2014—Douglas L. Christiansen has been reappointed dean of admissions and financial aid and named to the newly designated position of vice provost for university enrollment affairs.

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Leadership, diversity, academic talent define newest Vanderbilt class

Sep. 30, 2014—Vanderbilt University’s newest class is the most academically prepared and the most ethnically, economically and geographically diverse in Vanderbilt’s history

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Tener to lead Office of Student Financial Aid at Vanderbilt

May. 15, 2014—Brent Tener has been named director of Vanderbilt's Office of Student Financial Aid and Undergraduate Scholarships following a national search, Vice Provost for Enrollment and Dean of Admissions Douglas L. Christiansen announced May 15.

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Mohning to retire from student financial aid post

Jan. 14, 2014—David D. Mohning, executive director of the Office of Student Financial Aid and Undergraduate Scholarships, plans to retire from Vanderbilt, Vice Provost for Enrollment and Dean of Admissions Douglas L. Christiansen announced Jan. 8.

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VUCast Newscast: How Opportunity Vanderbilt helps so many students afford college. Take a virtual visit of campus! Vandy goes Potter!

Mar. 15, 2013—This week on Vanderbilt's online newscast: Learn how Opportunity Vanderbilt is helping many students afford college; tour campus from your computer; and Expecto Patronum! - Vandy goes Potter.

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Federal Forum: Campaign Hype or Substantive Policy?

Jun. 26, 2012—Watch video of the Federal Forum on “The Administration’s College Affordability & Completion Agenda: Campaign Hype or Substantive Policy?” hosted by The Office of Federal Relations. The keynote speakers were Douglas L. Christiansen, vice provost for enrollment, and dean of admissions, and Christina West, assistant vice chancellor of federal relations. Beth Fortune, vice chancellor of...

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