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May. 1, 2017—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will deliver Vanderbilt University’s traditional Commencement address May 12, the day after documentary filmmaker Ken Burns accepts a prestigious Vanderbilt award and offers his advice.
Apr. 21, 2017—Three Ingram family members are making gifts totaling $20 million to name Vanderbilt University’s newest College Hall in honor of their late father and former Board of Trust member, E. Bronson Ingram.
Apr. 7, 2017—In an era when colleges and universities are attacked and research and discovery are devalued, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos pledged at the spring faculty assembly to fight for Vanderbilt's mission.
Mar. 27, 2017—Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center together contributed $9.5 billion to Tennessee’s economy during 2015–16, according to a biennial independent analysis.
Mar. 26, 2017—Davidson County residents give high marks to Mayor Megan Barry, but are concerned about the pace of Nashville’s growth and want to improve public transportation.
Mar. 16, 2017—Van Jones, Ezra Klein, Shaun King and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will headline Vanderbilt University’s Impact Symposium March 27-29.
Mar. 8, 2017—Read a message to the Vanderbilt community from Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos regarding the March 6 Executive Order.
Mar. 2, 2017—Directors from the Office of Undergraduate Research at Cal Poly Pomona visited Vanderbilt last week to discuss research and education partnerships.
Feb. 27, 2017—Vanderbilt recently celebrated Equality Weekend, a two-day event that honored 21 of Nashville’s civil rights leaders and marked the 50th anniversary of Vanderbilt breaking the SEC’s color barrier with men’s basketball players Perry Wallace and Godfrey Dillard. The 21 leaders were honored at the Commodores’ men’s basketball game on Feb. 18 and the women’s game on Feb. 19—both Vanderbilt victories.
Feb. 16, 2017—Vanderbilt University announced today that Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos has appointed Nathan Green as interim vice chancellor for public affairs.