Sep. 18, 2017—Vanderbilt University today joined 30 universities calling on the Supreme Court to strike down President Trump’s travel ban. This reflects Vanderbilt’s commitment to an inclusive campus environment that attracts talented individuals from around the world to learn from each other and work together to discover the solutions to societal problems.
Oct. 19, 2015—A new study involving 13 colleges and universities across the nation provides one of the first broad reviews of the amount of time and money higher education institutions devote each year to complying with federal regulations.
Jul. 31, 2015—Vanderbilt University has released the results of an internal assessment that estimates it spends approximately $146 million a year complying with federal regulations.
Jun. 12, 2015—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos visited with members of Congress last week to discuss the recommendations of the Task Force on Federal Regulation of Higher Education and to encourage members to reach a budget agreement that allows for additional discretionary funding for important priorities such as research and education.
Feb. 24, 2015—Oversight of higher education has expanded to the point of undermining the ability of colleges and universities to function in a dynamic economy, testified Vanderbilt Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos before the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Feb. 24.
Feb. 12, 2015—Simplifying and improving federal regulations for America’s 6,000 colleges and universities, while protecting students and taxpayers, is the aim of a new report released Feb. 12 from the Task Force on Government Regulation of Higher Education.