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Video: Vanderbilt Divinity School to install Townes as 16th dean

Aug. 22, 2013—The Rev. Dr. Emilie M. Townes will be installed as the 16th dean of Vanderbilt University Divinity School Aug. 23 at Benton Chapel. The school’s opening convocation and installation service, which is open to the public, begins at 5 p.m. and will be streamed live on this page. Update: Watch the video and read about the ceremony.  Townes holds the...

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Vanderbilt Divinity School to install Townes as 16th dean

Aug. 19, 2013—The Rev. Dr. Emilie M. Townes will be installed as the 16th dean of Vanderbilt University Divinity School Aug. 23 at Benton Chapel.

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New deans in place at three Vanderbilt schools as fall semester approaches

Jun. 27, 2013—Three of Vanderbilt’s graduate and professional schools have new deans effective July 1.

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Divinity dean ‘passes baton’ at baccalaureate service

May. 13, 2013—James Hudnut-Beumler, who is stepping down as dean of Vanderbilt Divinity School after 13 years, presented to his successor two gifts during an emotional celebration service.

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Divinity’s James Hudnut-Beumler reflects on 13 years as dean

May. 6, 2013—James Hudnut-Beumler sees a significantly larger, more diverse student population with much improved financial support at today's Vanderbilt Divinity School than he did when he arrived on campus 13 years ago.

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VUCast: Eat More, Lose Weight!

Jan. 16, 2013—This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s online newscast: Eat more, lose weight! A Vandy nutritionist shows how it works Anger in the court! Why ticked-off judges may be better judges. See what inspires some of our professors to teach.

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Emilie Townes named dean of Vanderbilt Divinity School

Dec. 28, 2012—Emilie M. Townes, a distinguished Yale University scholar and administrator whose areas of expertise include Christian ethics and womanist theology, has been named dean of Vanderbilt University Divinity School.

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