May. 3, 2017—More than 450 business and community leaders, including representatives from Vanderbilt University, attended the 2017 LGBT Chamber of Commerce Excellence in Business Awards. The event celebrated and recognized leaders for their contributions to Nashville's inclusive business and nonprofit communities.
Apr. 19, 2017—Rumay Alexander, interim chief diversity officer at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will present a lunchtime lecture on Wednesday, May 3.
Apr. 6, 2017—Sandra Barnes, Vanderbilt University assistant vice chancellor for equity, diversity and inclusion, and Arie Nettles, associate professor of clinical pediatrics and director of the Office of Inclusion and Health Equity at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, discussed the importance of diversity and inclusion in the workplace April 6.
Apr. 6, 2017—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos updates the Vanderbilt community regarding the university’s equity, diversity and inclusion efforts.
Mar. 30, 2017—Sociology lecturer Rosevelt Noble has been named director of the Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center and a faculty head on The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons.
Mar. 16, 2017—Van Jones, Ezra Klein, Shaun King and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will headline Vanderbilt University’s Impact Symposium March 27-29.
Jan. 12, 2017—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos was named as a "person of the year" for 2016 by the Tennessee Tribune, Nashville's African American newspaper.
Dec. 12, 2016—A $1 million grant from The Henry Luce Foundation will establish the Public Theology and Racial Justice Collaborative at Vanderbilt Divinity School, to be directed by Dean Emilie M. Townes.
Dec. 9, 2016—Vice Chancellor George C. Hill has completed one year as the university's first chief diversity officer. The Office for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion takes a look back—and ahead—at its campus aspirations.
Sep. 15, 2016—Diversity. Inclusion. Excellence. Innovation. You can’t have one without the others.
Aug. 29, 2016—The Office of Inclusion Initiatives and Cultural Competence is offering a series of diversity and inclusion trainings for the Vanderbilt community.
Aug. 26, 2016—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos shared his vision for a Vanderbilt campus that stresses inclusive excellence through its people, places and culture at the fall faculty assembly on Aug. 25.