Aug. 15, 2016—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos today announced the creation of the Community Oriented Result and Expectation (CORE) Committee—a group that primarily will comprise Vanderbilt University community members who will meet regularly to make recommendations to the university’s police department regarding safety and security on campus.
Jun. 30, 2016—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos today announced that the university will raise its starting wage to $12.50 an hour and will increase its PTO plan for qualified employees, including adding the day after Thanksgiving and more than a weeklong winter break as holidays.
Jun. 16, 2016—To bolster an already visible presence, Vanderbilt University Police Department, a Vanderbilt University unit that provides safety and security services to Vanderbilt University Medical Center, recently recruited and has deployed an additional 30 new Community Service Officers, who are now serving in strategically identified locations throughout the Medical Center’s 21st Avenue campus.
May. 9, 2016—Vanderbilt University has decided to expand its popular dependent tuition assistance policy to include students with intellectual disabilities.
Mar. 31, 2016—Vanderbilt University will take the next step in extending students’ living experience beyond the classroom and enhancing student engagement and community on campus when it begins construction in mid-May on the new Vanderbilt Barnard residential college.
Mar. 31, 2016—Michael G. Perez, a recognized university facilities leader with more than 30 years’ experience, will join Vanderbilt University June 1 as associate vice chancellor and chief facilities officer.
Mar. 21, 2016—The university's financial, administrative and research support systems will be supported centrally in the future using an Oracle-based solution dubbed "SkyVU."
Mar. 1, 2016—Vanderbilt University Plant Operations was host of the fifth annual SEC Chief Facilities Officers Meeting held Feb. 24-26. The meeting convenes chief facilities officers from Southeastern Conference universities to discuss the latest topics in facilities management and share best practices.
Jan. 11, 2016—Janiece Harrison, a finance, administration and research administration leader with 25 years of experience at Vanderbilt, has been named director of the newly created Sponsored Programs Administration, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan Wente announced today.
Dec. 9, 2015—Members of the Vanderbilt community offered public commentary on a new master land use plan initiative at the latest Chancellor's Town Hall, held at the Student Life Center Dec. 7.
Dec. 1, 2015—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will host a town hall meeting on Monday, Dec. 7, discussing Vanderbilt’s land use plan. All students, faculty and staff are encouraged to attend.