Apr. 16, 2020—Vanderbilt University will use $2.8 million it receives as part of the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act to directly support students who have demonstrated need and are facing significant financial challenges due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Mar. 20, 2020—Vanderbilt University has announced two initiatives to support students and their families during the global COVID-19 pandemic: housing and dining financial adjustments for the spring 2020 semester, and the launch of a newly established Student Hardship Fund. The university also is committed to preserving the compensation and benefits of its housing, dining and other staff whose roles were affected by the move to alternative and online education this semester.
Feb. 21, 2020—Vanderbilt University’s efforts to improve access to higher education through its alliance with the American Talent Initiative is showing dividends as the initiative reports that it is on track to enroll 50,000 more lower-income students at top colleges and universities by the year 2025. An annual progress update was released by ATI on Feb. 19.
Dec. 2, 2019—A student-led, university-supported initiative called Experience Vanderbilt is working to minimize the monetary constraints associated with participating in extracurriculars and create more financial inclusion at the university.
Mar. 14, 2019—In the decade since Opportunity Vanderbilt began, more than 10,000 students have benefitted from the program.
Nov. 29, 2018—Watch as first-generation college students talk about choosing Vanderbilt University and how they contribute to the cultural and intellectual life of the campus community.
Sep. 9, 2018—Vanderbilt retains its highest-ever No. 14 spot on "U.S. News & World Report's" annual college rankings, and is named the seventh best value in the nation.
Nov. 14, 2017—Vanderbilt is working with other top-performing universities to #ActivateTalent in every community and ensure that every talented student has access to a world-class education.
Nov. 9, 2017—Vanderbilt University Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos has issued the following statement regarding The Tax Cut and Jobs Act, the House tax reform package.
Aug. 1, 2017—The 2017 "Princeton Review" survey asked nearly 140,000 students at hundreds of the nation’s top colleges to rate their schools in more than 60 areas.
Mar. 22, 2017—Twelve incoming first-year students have been chosen as the newest members of the Ingram Scholarship Program.
Nov. 21, 2016—Douglas L. Christiansen, Vanderbilt University’s chief enrollment strategist, has been elected to a second term as chair of the board of trustees for the College Board.