Oct. 11, 2016—Professor of Political Science John Geer, a leading expert on presidential elections, takes a look at the volatile second presidential debate between Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton.
Oct. 6, 2016—Provost Susan R. Wente and Vice Chancellor George C. Hill have appointed a new faculty working group charged with analyzing and assessing the results of a faculty survey conducted last spring. The provost also has appointed a second working group charged with providing insights for each of the deans and their faculty.
Oct. 6, 2016—Barring a "cataclysmic event," Tennessee voters will pick Donald Trump to be the next president on Election Day, according to the new Vanderbilt Poll.
Sep. 29, 2016—A new Vanderbilt Poll will be released Oct. 6 to show how the race between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump is shaping up in Tennessee.
Sep. 29, 2016—Provost Susan R. Wente has charged a search committee comprising students and faculty from a range of disciplines to identify the university’s first vice provost for equity, diversity and inclusion.
Sep. 12, 2016—Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 cohort of Chancellor Faculty Fellows, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente announced today.
Aug. 22, 2016—A national search will be launched this fall for the university’s first vice provost for equity, diversity and inclusion, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente announced today.
Aug. 18, 2016—Associate Professor of English Ifeoma Kiddoe Nwankwo has been named to the newly created position of associate provost for strategic initiatives and partnerships, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente announced today.
Jun. 13, 2016—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos convened the Visiting Advisory Board for Diversity and Equity on campus Friday. The group is charged with advising the chancellor-appointed Diversity, Inclusion and Community Committee as it continues its work to create concrete recommendations for making Vanderbilt a more diverse and inclusive institution.
Jun. 2, 2016—Thirteen interdisciplinary projects, ranging from cellular processes and smart cities to global health care issues, have been selected as the 2016 awardees of the Trans-Institutional Program (TIPs) initiative.
May. 19, 2016—Donald Trump is leading in the presidential election in Tennessee, but his support slipped noticeably after the Indiana Primary on May 3.