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John Compton

Vanderbilt Student Media Hall of Fame 2017 class named

Aug. 18, 2017—An Emmy-winning writer for 'The Daily Show,' three journalists whose careers have been shaped by innovation, and a woman judge who blazed new trails have been named to the Student Media Hall of Fame.

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University of York professor to deliver second Compton Lecture Oct. 26

Sep. 30, 2016—A speaker series honoring the late Vanderbilt philosopher John Compton will bring the University of York's Catherine Wilson to campus.

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Listen: Farley’s memoir highlights pivotal era at Vanderbilt Divinity School

Jul. 11, 2014—Retired Vanderbilt Divinity Professor Ed Farley's memoir speaks to the next generation of theologians.

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Memorial celebration honoring John and Marjorie Compton set for June 14

Apr. 23, 2014—A memorial celebration in honor of John and Marjorie Compton is planned for Saturday, June 14, at 5:30 p.m. in Benton Chapel on the Vanderbilt campus.

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John Compton, charter faculty member of Vanderbilt philosophy department, has died

Jan. 21, 2014—John J. Compton, who taught philosophy at Vanderbilt University for more than four decades, died Jan. 18. He was 85.

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