Sep. 28, 2020—In the 2020-21 academic year, Vanderbilt University is welcoming 26 new full-time, tenure-track and tenured faculty members across nine schools and colleges. The new faculty come from more than 20 disciplines and include scholars at multiple points in their academic careers.
$100 million ‘Destination Vanderbilt’ initiative launched to recruit top faculty, address essential challenges
Sep. 23, 2020—Vanderbilt University today launched Destination Vanderbilt, a $100 million university excellence initiative to recruit new faculty. Over the next two to four years, the university will leverage the investment to recruit approximately 60 faculty who are leaders and rising stars in their fields.
Sep. 23, 2020—Faculty have been working hard to adapt their courses and teaching to this fall's hybrid learning model. Learn about the adaptive approaches some faculty are taking in their classrooms.
Aug. 16, 2020—In response to feedback from the campus community about the desire for more commute options and flexibility when parking, the university is piloting a new daily parking option for up to 1,400 faculty, staff, postdocs, and graduate and professional students. Those who are selected for the program will have access to the Terrace Place, Wesley Place and Sony garages and will pay to park only on the days they drive to campus. The daily parking rate for this program will be $3.
Jul. 28, 2020—As the new academic year gets underway, Vanderbilt’s faculty heads of house are revealing some things about themselves in this special portrait series. Get to know Edwin Williamson, assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences and faculty head of Hank Ingram House.
Jul. 8, 2020—In a message to university faculty, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente discusses supporting school and college decision-making as Vanderbilt prepares for the fall semester.
Apr. 9, 2020—In her latest video message, Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente thanks the Vanderbilt community for continuing to focus on teaching, learning and discovery during times of tremendous change, with a special message for Vanderbilt’s faculty.
Nov. 18, 2019—Ahead of Thanksgiving, Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente expresses gratitude for the faculty, staff, students and all members of the Vanderbilt community who bring the university's mission to life each day, she writes in her latest "Open Mind" column.
Sep. 5, 2019—The Office of the Provost will host a funding and resource fair for faculty on Thursday, Sept. 19, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Central Library. All faculty are invited to attend.
Jun. 28, 2019—Research Scholar Grants awarded for 2019 will fund 16 faculty projects to advance research, scholarship and creative expression.
Jun. 28, 2019—Eleven Vanderbilt faculty projects have been awarded 2019 Discovery Grants to advance new ideas and cutting-edge scholarship in core disciplines.
Mar. 11, 2019—Professor Jonathan Metzl isn’t afraid to tackle society’s most controversial issues, like guns, mass shootings, health care, race, politics and mental illness.