Jan. 19, 2016—Vanderbilt University political scientist John Geer, the nation’s leading expert on negative political advertising, is available to comment on the U.S. Democratic and Republican presidential primary elections. Geer co-chairs Vanderbilt’s Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions.
Jan. 7, 2016—President Obama is set to talk to the nation on Jan. 12 for his final State of the Union address. Vanderbilt has an array of experts available.
Vanderbilt Poll-Tennessee: Immigration issue indicative of growing divide between mainstream Republicans, Tea Party
Dec. 4, 2015—The new Vanderbilt Poll finds that Tennessee voters are getting more interested in immigration and strongly support freedom of religion, Muslims included.
Dec. 1, 2015—Results of the latest Vanderbilt Poll on Tennessee issues will be released on December 4 in the Student Life Center on the Vanderbilt campus.
Committee charged with recommending new University Courses designed to advance diversity, equity and inclusion
Nov. 30, 2015—The Office of the Provost has charged a faculty committee with assessing proposals for new University Courses that will address topics tied to diversity, equity and inclusion, race and ethnicity, identity literacy, and/or cultural competency within an interdisciplinary setting.
Nov. 9, 2015—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos today launched the University Courses initiative, a key component of Vanderbilt’s Academic Strategic Plan, to promote new and creative trans-institutional learning at the undergraduate, graduate and professional levels.
Oct. 8, 2015—The purpose of the event is to capture feedback on the proposals of the Graduate Education Study Group’s executive summary from current graduate students.
Sep. 28, 2015—Oct. 1 is the deadline for nominations and application submissions for the next dean of the Graduate School.
Sep. 10, 2015—A committee comprising faculty and graduate students will conduct the search for the next dean of the Graduate School.
Aug. 27, 2015—The Trans-Institutional Programs (TIPs) Council is now accepting proposals for the second round of projects to be funded as part of the university’s $50 million strategic investment in interdisciplinary research under its Academic Strategic Plan.