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Faculty Senate town hall meeting to discuss faculty unionization March 30

Mar. 17, 2017—The Faculty Senate will host a town hall meeting March 30 to discuss faculty unionization efforts at Vanderbilt.

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March issue of Faculty Senate’s ‘Engage’ newsletter now available

Mar. 9, 2017—The March 2017 issue of "Engage," the newsletter of Vanderbilt's Faculty Senate, is now available online.

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Faculty survey working group seeks input on preliminary findings

Feb. 16, 2017—The Faculty Working Group appointed to analyze and assess the results of a faculty survey conducted last spring has prepared a preliminary report on the survey’s topline findings and will seek faculty input at two town hall meetings this spring.

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February issue of Faculty Senate’s ‘Engage’ newsletter now available

Feb. 13, 2017—The latest issue of the Faculty Senate newsletter is now available online. Learn about two motions that require faculty voting at the Spring Assembly.

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Faculty Senate, EDI office encourage you to Savor Diversity in January

Jan. 11, 2017—The Faculty Senate and the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion are partnering during the month of January for Savor Diversity, a series of hour-long lunch sessions.

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Faculty Senate passes resolution affirming faculty guiding principles

Dec. 14, 2016—The Faculty Senate passed a resolution affirming the guiding principles of the faculty at its Dec. 8 meeting.

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Fauchet elected to National Academy of Inventors

Dec. 13, 2016—Vanderbilt School of Engineering Dean Philippe Fauchet has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, a high professional distinction accorded to academic inventors who have demonstrated a prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development and the welfare of society.

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Kudos: Read about faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements

Nov. 30, 2016—Read about the latest faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements.

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Increasing faculty engagement aim of new Shared Governance Project

Nov. 17, 2016—Deeper faculty engagement in university decision-making and initiatives is the aim of the new Shared Governance Project being launched next month by Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos.

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Fleming, Hopkins named as SEC Academic Leadership fellows

Oct. 19, 2016—Two Vanderbilt University faculty have been named as SEC Academic Leadership Development Program fellows for 2016-17.

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Nine from Vanderbilt receive SEC faculty travel grants for 2016-17

Oct. 7, 2016—Now in its fifth year, the SEC Faculty Travel Program provides support for selected Southeastern Conference faculty members to collaborate with colleagues at other SEC member institutions.

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New faculty: Megan Lawrence helps companies improve their organizational practices

Oct. 6, 2016—By understanding the systematic ways in which practices differ from one organization to another, new Assistant Professor of Strategic Management Megan Lawrence hopes her research will help companies learn to adapt and renew themselves as they look for long-term success in changing markets.

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