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University implements summer flex schedule, giving many staff Friday afternoons off

Jun. 1, 2017—Summertime gets a little sweeter for Vanderbilt University staff on June 9, when the university’s new summer schedule goes into effect. Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos announced the plan for staff today in a message to the community thanking the staff for their unflagging support of Vanderbilt.

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Vice Chancellors Kopstain, Sweet explain increased accountability expected of users within Oracle Cloud

May. 8, 2017—On May 3, Eric Kopstain, vice chancellor for administration, and Brett Sweet, vice chancellor for finance and CFO, spoke to SkyVU Change Agents about what the future will look like with Oracle Cloud.

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Campus learns about land use plan at FutureVU Expo

Apr. 20, 2017—More than 800 students, staff, faculty and others stopped by the Wond’ry April 19 to learn about FutureVU, Vanderbilt’s campus land use planning initiative, and how the university’s built environment might change over the next 20-30 years.

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SkyVU leaders update community on project, provide training timeline

Apr. 6, 2017—More than 250 faculty and staff participated in the third town hall meeting April 4 to learn about the progress of SkyVU, the new cloud-based Oracle solution that will provide support for many of the university’s financial, administrative and research support systems effective Jan. 1, 2018.

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SkyVU Town Hall scheduled for April 4

Mar. 20, 2017—Come to the SkyVU Town Hall at 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 4, in the Student Life Center’s ballroom. During this one-hour event, leaders will share the progress made since last October and preview summer plans.

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Students, administrators discuss West End neighborhood planning at Chancellor’s Town Hall

Mar. 16, 2017—About 75 students shared their ideas on the possibilities for the redevelopment of Vanderbilt University’s West End neighborhood at a Chancellor’s Town Hall Wednesday evening.

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EDI office launches new webpage on unconscious bias

Feb. 9, 2017—Vanderbilt's Office for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion has launched a new webpage and series of workshops to support a campuswide initiative to combat unconscious bias.

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FutureVU enters spring semester with focus on inclusion, sustainability and transportation

Dec. 14, 2016—More than 650 faculty, students, staff and trustees have participated in FutureVU, the university’s land use planning process, since its launch this fall, with multiple working groups forming now.

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Zeppos invites Vanderbilt community to join transportation working groups

Oct. 31, 2016—A series of working groups comprising students, faculty and staff is launching at the Wond’ry, the university’s new innovation center, to generate recommendations about the future of transportation on the Vanderbilt campus.

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SkyVU steering committee provides update on initiative to upgrade, improve university systems

Oct. 27, 2016—More than 350 faculty and staff participated in a town hall meeting Oct. 25 to learn more about SkyVU, the new cloud-based Oracle solution that will provide support for many of the university’s financial, administrative and research support systems effective July 1, 2017.

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Future of graduate and professional student housing focus of chancellor’s working group

Oct. 24, 2016—Developing housing options for graduate and professional students that extend learning and collaboration beyond the classroom and laboratory is the aim of a working group appointed by Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos.

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Chancellor’s Town Hall discussing campus, Nashville transportation set for Oct. 28

Oct. 19, 2016—The future of transportation on the Vanderbilt campus and in the larger Nashville community will be the focus of a town hall discussion hosted by Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos Oct. 28.

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