Sep. 3, 2020—Dr. André L. Churchwell, vice chancellor for equity, diversity and inclusion and chief diversity officer for Vanderbilt University, encourages the Vanderbilt community to look through a “character filter” to examine their behaviors and character traits in this video message.
Sep. 27, 2019—In this month’s edition of "The Open Dore" newsletter, William H. Robinson, interim vice provost for strategic initiatives, reminds us to keep moving forward towards Vanderbilt’s mission of making all members of our community feel included.
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. 13, 2018—Beverly Daniel Tatum, a best-selling author and president, emerita, of Spelman College, will deliver the fifth annual Crawford Lecture on Thursday, Sept. 20. Her talk will explore the importance of leading through the lens of inclusion.
Aug. 31, 2018—The Rev. Beverly A. Asbury, who worked tirelessly as Vanderbilt's first chaplain to eliminate racial- and religious-based hatred and to promote inclusion and respect for others, has died.
Provost launches planning process for campus initiative on status of women faculty and students; input sought
Aug. 31, 2018—As part of Vanderbilt’s commitment to a welcoming, inclusive community, the provost has launched a planning phase for an initiative on the status of women faculty, students and postdoctoral trainees.
Aug. 23, 2018—This year’s event, “Dores Without Borders,” provides an opportunity for both new and returning students to learn about some of the identity spaces and support services on campus.
Aug. 21, 2018—Vanderbilt's commitment to inclusion, discovery, collaboration, civil discourse and more is driving the university forward in its mission, writes Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos in his first message of the new academic year.
Mar. 15, 2018—Fulfilling a pledge he made when Memorial Hall was renamed, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will host Vanderbilt University’s inaugural conference on race, reconciliation and reunion March 22–23.
Mar. 12, 2018—Beginning today, a new module will provide all students the option to specify their chosen pronouns through Your Enrollment Services, the university's online student services and academic information portal.
Feb. 26, 2018—Professor and author Jelani Cobb talked with Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos about the historical narratives of race in America in the latest episode of the podcast.
‘Hip-hop intellectual’ Michael Eric Dyson shares thoughts about MLK, ‘core American ideals’ on ‘The Zeppos Report’
Jan. 22, 2018—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos converses with author and MLK Commemorative Series keynote speaker Michael Eric Dyson about racial justice, American values, and sports and society on "The Zeppos Report."