Government and Community Relations
May. 24, 2019—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos and Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente emphasized the need to reaffirm the longstanding partnership between the federal government and America’s leading research universities when they met with members of the Tennessee congressional delegation in Washington, D.C., this week.
Apr. 22, 2019—Resolutions have been approved by the Board of Trust, Faculty Senate, Vanderbilt Student Government, Alumni Board of Directors and the Tennessee General Assembly that commend Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos for his leadership and accomplishments as chancellor.
Mar. 29, 2019—Alfred Degrafinreid II, a seasoned public administrator and community leader, will join Vanderbilt University as associate vice chancellor for community relations with the Division of Government and Community Relations.
Mar. 26, 2019—The Vanderbilt University Division of Public Affairs has been renamed the Division of Government and Community Relations to better describe its role in leading the university’s advocacy and partnership work with all branches of government and the Nashville and broader Middle Tennessee communities.
Mar. 25, 2019—The summit, a statewide gathering of university administrators, faculty and students, will focus on developing strategies for increased student engagement, civic learning and voter access on campuses throughout the state.
Feb. 13, 2019—Vanderbilt’s Division of Government and Community Relations has published Issue 2 of its "ON THE HILL" government relations report. The biannual report summarizes Vanderbilt’s year-to-date activities at the federal, state and local levels of government.