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2020 health care benefits—active enrollment required

Aug. 13, 2019—Vanderbilt University will continue offering fully benefits-eligible employees two health care plan options in 2020: the Preferred Provider Plan and the Consumer Driven Health Plan. All fully benefits-eligible faculty and staff will be required to make an active plan selection during October's Open Enrollment for 2020 coverage.

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Apply for VLE, new leadership development opportunity for managers, through Aug. 9

Jul. 30, 2019—Applications are now being accepted for the Vanderbilt Leadership Enrichment program. VLE is designed to develop key leadership skills and competencies for staff who are managers or operational leaders demonstrating high potential, and whose leadership position is between front-line supervisor and director.

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Vanderbilt Child and Family Center to celebrate World Breastfeeding Week with tea party Aug. 7

Jul. 15, 2019—Join the Vanderbilt Child and Family Center during "Spill the Tea," a tea party for the campus community to honor breastfeeding caregivers. The event is scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 7, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the Living Room of the Godchaux Nursing Annex.

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Vanderbilt named a top employer for women for second year in a row

Jul. 2, 2019—"Forbes" has named Vanderbilt University one of the best employers for women in the United States for the second consecutive year. The rankings are based on an independent national survey of more than 60,000 employees who work in organizations that employ at least 1,000 workers.

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Employee Appreciation: Vandy Pops is July 16

Jun. 27, 2019—To thank university employees for their contributions to the success of Vanderbilt’s mission each and every day, Employee Appreciation invites them to gather in their respective breakrooms across campus for popcorn, collegiality and a moment to unwind on Tuesday, July 16.

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University announces enhanced, inclusive adoption, fertility and surrogacy benefits

Jun. 24, 2019—Effective July 1, university adoption, fertility and surrogacy benefit programs will be enhanced to better support all eligible employees. 

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Chancellor announces paid administrative closure day July 5

Jun. 19, 2019—University employees will enjoy an extended Fourth of July holiday weekend this year, as Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos has announced an administrative closure day for Friday, July 5.

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Vanderbilt University to enhance hiring process with SkillSurvey 

Jun. 7, 2019—The new tool, an automated reference-checking resource, will allow the university to efficiently conduct an applicant’s reference check in as little as two business days, dropping up to 10 days off the average time spent collecting reference responses.

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Watch: 2019 Employee Appreciation Picnic highlights

May. 29, 2019—Thousands of Vanderbilt University employees attended the annual Employee Appreciation Picnic: At the County Fair. Faculty and staff members enjoyed free food and activities designed to express thanks for the integral role they play in the university’s purpose and mission.

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Employee Appreciation Day at Dyer Observatory June 21

May. 28, 2019—Employee Appreciation is partnering with the Division of Government and Community Relations to host a free event at Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory for university employees and their families. Scheduled during the Summer Solstice on Friday, June 21, from noon to 4 p.m., the event will feature activities focused on science, technology, engineering, math and astronomy.

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Save the date: Employee Appreciation Picnic is May 14

Apr. 19, 2019—Enjoy food trucks, games, prizes, baking contests, a craft fair, line dancing, a livestock petting zoo and more at the annual Employee Appreciation Picnic set for May 14.

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Vanderbilt University named one of America’s top 100 employers by ‘Forbes’

Apr. 17, 2019—Vanderbilt University is ranked 85th among the nation’s top 100 employers by "Forbes" on the magazine’s 2019 “America’s Best Employers” list.

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