May. 11, 2018—Acknowledging that their Vanderbilt degrees will grant 2018 graduates a wide range of options, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos offered up five specific ways to use their education for good.
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.
Apr. 20, 2015—Divinity School Dean Emilie Townes has received the Pacesetter Award from the American Association of Blacks in Higher 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. 6, 2015—All Vanderbilt faculty, staff and students are eligible to access the resources of the EDUCAUSE Center for Analysis and Research at no cost through Vanderbilt’s institutional subscription.
Nov. 13, 2014—People who earn their undergraduate degree from a less prestigious university and a graduate degree from an elite university earn much less than those who attend both an elite undergraduate and graduate school. And it is unlikely their salary will ever catch up.
Apr. 14, 2014—A Vanderbilt business professor is proposing a new kind of college loan: In exchange for a full college scholarship, students would pay back a percentage of their income for a set number of years.
Feb. 28, 2014—Vanderbilt professor Marcy Singer-Gabella and other education leaders traveled to the nation’s capital Feb. 27 to testify before Congress about what is needed to train and retain the nation's top teachers.
Jan. 23, 2014—A Vanderbilt economist turned his expertise back onto his own discipline and has published a 15-year analysis of graduate economics education in the United States.
Aug. 1, 2013—The Office of Federal Relations hosted a July 31 Federal Forum: “Outlook for Immigration Reform and Implications for Higher Education.” Participants include Beth Fortune, vice chancellor for public affairs, Sherif Barsoum, director of the International Student and Scholar Services, Dahlia French, director of the Office of International Services, and Margie Glick, assistant director of federal...
Mar. 26, 2013—Vanderbilt has seen average student debt decline due to a “singular focus” on fund raising for need-based financial aid, creating a potential model for other universities, according to an "Inside Higher Ed" article.
Feb. 14, 2013—Stella Flores, assistant professor of higher education, was interviewed about how institutions of higher learning can better support underserved populations.