Sep. 23, 2020—Linda D. Norman, dean of the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing and the Valere Potter Menefee Professor of Nursing, announced she will step down from the position June 30, 2021.
$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. 18, 2020—Vanderbilt’s Division of Government and Community Relations, in collaboration with the Office of the Provost, has launched “Vanderbilt, Let’s Vote,” a new initiative aimed at promoting voter engagement and increasing voter registration.
White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Director Dr. Kelvin Droegemeier to speak Sept. 25
Sep. 16, 2020—Kelvin Droegemeier, director of The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, will deliver a regional webinar on Friday, Sept. 25, co-hosted by Vanderbilt and the University of Tennessee System.
Vanderbilt seeks submissions for newly expanded Graduate School dean and vice provost role by Sept. 25
Sep. 16, 2020—Faculty interested in a newly expanded leadership position for graduate education at Vanderbilt University are encouraged to submit applications or nominations. The deadline for these submissions is Friday, Sept. 25.
Sep. 16, 2020—As fall and the time change approaches, Vanderbilt University Public Safety reminds the Vanderbilt community to remain vigilant, whether traveling across campus or to other areas of Nashville, particularly as it begins to get darker earlier.
Sep. 14, 2020—Vanderbilt has been recognized as one of the nation’s top universities in "U.S. News & World Report’s" 2021 Best Colleges rankings. Vanderbilt is 14th among national universities, up one spot from last year.
Aug. 28, 2020—Chancellor Daniel Diermeier expressed gratitude to the entire Vanderbilt community for efforts to return students and faculty to campus safely during the global pandemic, and pledged that Vanderbilt would continue to support faculty and their research, during his inaugural Faculty Assembly address held virtually on Aug. 27.
Aug. 28, 2020—Vanderbilt has a variety of resources to assist the university community as the devastating impact of Hurricane Laura continues to unfold, as well as any number of circumstances or events that may bring about a need for support or assistance, writes Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente in a message to the VU community.
Aug. 26, 2020—At a time when Americans are voicing their opinions at the ballot box and in other ways, Vanderbilt University is joining people across Tennessee and the nation in commemorating the centennial of the long-fought battle to secure a woman’s constitutional right to vote.
Aug. 24, 2020—The Vanderbilt community must come together, with its uniquely collaborative spirit, to support and encourage one another during the struggles—and the triumphs and joys—that this semester is sure to present, writes Chancellor Daniel Diermeier in an Aug. 24 message marking the first day of classes.
Aug. 13, 2020—The Vanderbilt University Board of Trust has named the members of an ad hoc committee that will partner with university leadership to evaluate and recommend policies and initiatives around equity, diversity and inclusion.