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Mar. 19, 2018—Vanderbilt University Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will welcome former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden in conversation on Tuesday, April 10. The talk is free and open to the public.
Mar. 4, 2018—Concern about Nashville's future rises as city's rapid growth strains transit and affordable housing, according to the latest research by Vanderbilt's Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions.
Mar. 1, 2018—As Nicholas S. Zeppos embarks on his second decade as Vanderbilt's chancellor, he envisions the university taking a more active role in strengthening democracy.
Feb. 22, 2018—Former GOP presidential candidate Carly Fiorina discussed her views on leadership and issues of the day Feb. 20 as part of the Chancellor's Lecture Series.
Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center announce support for mayor’s transit initiative
Jan. 29, 2018—Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center today jointly announced their official support for Mayor Megan Barry’s efforts to expand Nashville’s transit options.
Jan. 22, 2018—Vanderbilt's largest-ever capital project will replace aging residence halls with innovative residential colleges that will transform the residential life for undergraduates.
Jan. 18, 2018—Jelani Cobb, a Columbia University professor who has written extensively on race and injustice, spoke at Vanderbilt Jan. 17 on the deep significance of Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy for those seeking to understand and respond to recent divisive political developments.
Jan. 4, 2018—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will host a discussion on Wednesday, Jan. 17, featuring Jelani Cobb, the Ira A. Lipman Professor of Journalism at Columbia University and a staff writer for "The New Yorker" magazine. Cobb's talk is titled “From Louis Armstrong to the NFL: Racial Protest in America.”
Dec. 18, 2017—Lauren Benton will step down as dean of the College of Arts and Science effective Dec. 31. The provost will name an interim dean and a search committee in January.
Dec. 14, 2017—After a historic election in Alabama, the latest Vanderbilt Poll underscores Tennessee’s role as a political bellwether in 2018.
Vanderbilt University receives best possible review and reaffirmation of institutional accreditation
Dec. 7, 2017—Vanderbilt has earned a 10-year reaffirmation of its accreditation through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.
Dec. 4, 2017—Perry Wallace, BE’70, the Vanderbilt University student-athlete who integrated Southeastern Conference varsity basketball, died Dec. 1. He was 69.