Nov. 5, 2015—As Vanderbilt plans for its growth over the next decades, what are the core philosophic and humanistic values that should underpin its major building projects? This and other weighty questions were discussed by faculty, administrators and other members of the campus community at a Nov. 2 symposium led by Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos to usher in a yearlong land use planning process.
Oct. 26, 2015—From exploring city planning in the ancient Mediterranean world to understanding how theater can play a role in classroom design, Vanderbilt will host a symposium on Nov. 2 bringing in experts from across campus as the university begins to develop a comprehensive land use plan. The symposium is open to all members of the Vanderbilt community.
Oct. 19, 2015—A university working group has established the model for a new office that will provide pre-award support for university faculty grant and contract proposals to external funding agencies following the VU-VUMC reorganization. A search for the new office's director also has been launched.
Oct. 8, 2015—Barbara L. Carroll, a nationally recognized leader in higher education human resources, has been named to the newly defined role of Vanderbilt University associate vice chancellor and chief human resources officer.
Sep. 14, 2015—University department heads who gathered for a meeting Sept. 10 received progress reports from the leaders of Information Technology and the Division of Administration about the ongoing effort to transition the university and Vanderbilt University Medical Center into separate legal and financial entities.
Aug. 31, 2015—Deputy Vice Chancellor for Facilities and Environmental Affairs Judson Newbern will retire from Vanderbilt Sept. 30 after 30 years of contributing his talents to the university’s physical growth while safeguarding and enhancing the campus’s character.
May. 4, 2015—Providing coordinated support for international collaboration and research by Vanderbilt faculty and staff is the aim of a new office, Global Support Services, launched this spring by the Office of the Provost.
Apr. 13, 2015—University leaders, students, faculty and staff gathered in the shadow of the university power plant Thursday, April 9 to celebrate Vanderbilt’s conversion from coal to natural gas for its heating, cooling and electricity needs.
Media Advisory: Chancellor Zeppos, senior administrators celebrate the end of coal power, demolition of iconic smokestack April 9
Apr. 7, 2015—On the eve of the demolition of the plant’s iconic smokestack, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will speak at a celebration of the conversion on Thursday, April 9, at 4:10 p.m.
Feb. 20, 2015—A storm coating the Vanderbilt campus with ice and snow means extra work for Vanderbilt Plant Operations employees, who say they're more than up to the challenge.
Jan. 29, 2015—Vanderbilt department heads gathered for a meeting Jan. 22 were given more information on the plan to establish Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center as separate legal and financial entities.