May. 5, 2014—Eric C. Kopstain, associate vice chancellor for finance, has been named Vanderbilt University’s vice chancellor for administration, following a national search, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos announced today.
Apr. 2, 2014—Minutes from the University Staff Advisory Council’s March 11 meeting are available online on the USAC website. (Meeting minutes are published approximately one week after the council convenes.) Vice Chancellor for Administration Jerry Fife was the guest speaker for March. He discussed the far-reaching impact of the Division of Administration, which touches almost every part...
Mar. 21, 2014—Vanderbilt will observe National Walking Day April 2 with a 20-minute group walk led by senior leaders from Medical Center North to Library Lawn.
Dec. 12, 2013—The university building that reduces its energy consumption by the highest percentage—compared to this time last year—will win a pizza party of up to 20 pies.
Oct. 31, 2013—(Steve Green/Vanderbilt) Vanderbilt’s Faculty Senate will meet Nov. 7 at 4:10 p.m. in 140 Frist Hall. Vice Chancellor for Administration Jerry Fife will discuss campus safety issues. All meetings of the senate are open to members of the Faculty Assembly, which consists of full-time faculty members who hold the rank of instructor or above. For...
Oct. 22, 2013—Vanderbilt’s Faculty Senate convened on Sept. 12 for its first regular meeting of the academic year. Minutes from the meeting are now available on the Faculty Senate website.
Aug. 26, 2013—Jerry Fife announced he will retire as vice chancellor for administration June 30, 2014.
Jul. 25, 2013—Vanderbilt’s ubiquitous green travel forms will go the way of eight-track tapes when the new travel system rolls out across the institution.
Apr. 19, 2013—Vanderbilt University will replace its coal-fired co-generation facility, converting it to burn natural gas to meet the power needs of the university and medical center.
Apr. 12, 2013—John M. Lutz, an information technology and financial management expert who most recently served as president of IBM Canada, has been named vice chancellor for information technology for Vanderbilt University.
Dec. 10, 2012—Nashville Mayor Karl Dean (foreground, second from left) was at Vanderbilt Dec. 6 to participate in a two-mile campus walk with faculty and staff. The event was part of the Walk 100 Miles with the Mayor initiative for 2012. Vice Chancellor for Public Affairs Beth Fortune, Vice Chancellor for Administration Jerry Fife and Metro Council member...
Dec. 4, 2012—Nashville Mayor Karl Dean will help lead a two-mile walk around the Vanderbilt University campus Thursday, Dec. 6, as part of the Walk 100 Miles with the Mayor initiative in 2012.