Dec. 6, 2017—Vanderbilt University is embarking on discovery and planning processes, guided by the Academic Strategic Plan and FutureVU, to chart a course for capital planning in the humanities and the sciences.
Nov. 3, 2017—Vanderbilt is filled with staff who are dedicated not only to their work, but also to making the university a better, more inclusive community. The Office for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion wants to recognize these dedicated staff members in a significant way.
Oct. 19, 2017—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos hosted a town hall meeting Tuesday featuring key updates about FutureVU. The topics of accessibility, mobility and transportation, and sustainability were highlighted.
Chancellor’s Town Hall focusing on campus accessibility, transportation and mobility, and sustainability set for Oct. 17
Oct. 9, 2017—The campus community is invited to a town hall meeting about prominent updates regarding FutureVU. This will take place Oct. 17 in the Student Life Center BOT Room.
Sep. 28, 2017—Vanderbilt took home top honors in the “Wow Factor” category at the Sept. 27 Golden Cone Awards, which celebrated the best community “parklets” from Nashville’s 2017 PARK(ing) Day celebration.
Sep. 28, 2017—Construction and utilities work is planned to begin in December to bury overhead utilities in preparation for new residential colleges and a beautification effort along the West End corridor of Vanderbilt’s campus.
Sep. 12, 2017—The seventh cohort of the Vanderbilt Leadership Academy commenced Sept. 11. Established by Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos in 2011, VLA is a nine-month learning journey for high-performing leaders from academic and administrative areas at both Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Sep. 11, 2017—The Vanderbilt community is invited to attend PARK(ing) Day, a pop-up space presented by FutureVU, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 15, at parking lot 5A near the Baker Building.
Sep. 7, 2017—FutureVU, Vanderbilt's land-use planning initiative, has launched a new website. Accessibility, transportation and overall campus visibility have emerged as focal points for the initiative this fall.
New task force to aid in development of accessibility and inclusion strategies for land use planning initiative
Aug. 28, 2017—Vice Chancellor for Administration Eric Kopstain has named an Advisory Accessibility Task Force to help develop accessibility and inclusion plans related to campus land-use strategies.
Jun. 5, 2017—An anonymous $10 million gift to the College Halls program continues the momentum that is transforming the undergraduate experience at Vanderbilt University through living–learning communities.