Sep. 30, 2015—The Commodore Award, Vanderbilt’s highest staff honor, was presented to two staff members during the Service Award Celebration Sept. 29 in Langford Auditorium.
Sep. 14, 2015—University department heads who gathered for a meeting Sept. 10 received progress reports from the leaders of Information Technology and the Division of Administration about the ongoing effort to transition the university and Vanderbilt University Medical Center into separate legal and financial entities.
New Office of Inclusion Initiatives and Cultural Competence to promote cultural inclusivity, awareness
Jul. 23, 2015—IICC aims to help students develop the skills necessary to promote social justice and to have constructive conversations surrounding differences. Assistant Dean of Students Tina Smith has been promoted to associate dean and will lead IICC.
Sep. 17, 2014—The Vanderbilt Board of Trust has approved a new approach to involve recent graduates in the university beyond their student days while expanding the opportunities for trustees to interact with all students at Vanderbilt.
Feb. 24, 2014—Project Safe, a Vanderbilt University program committed to preventing sexual assault as well as other forms of power-based personal violence, is being expanded into a free-standing center on campus.
Apr. 17, 2013—Amanda Hachey had just crossed the finish line at Monday's Boston Marathon when she heard the first of two loud explosions. She reflects on her experience, while other members of the Vanderbilt community respond to the tragedy.
Jan. 29, 2013—Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education Cynthia Cyrus and Dean of Students Mark Bandas will co-chair a search committee to find the first faculty directors of Moore and Warren colleges, a critical step in developing the two college halls now under construction at the corner of 21st and West End avenues.
Dec. 13, 2012—After more than 35 years at Vanderbilt University, John Greene, physician and associate dean of students for student health and wellness, has announced he will retire next summer. Greene completed his residency at Vanderbilt and began his career with the university as an assistant professor of pediatrics in 1977. During his tenure, he has served...
Dec. 7, 2012—The Office of the Dean of Students has announced it will reorganize its efforts in the areas of diversity education and leadership development through the creation of two new offices, the re-purposing of an existing office and the creation of two new cross-departmental committees. The reorganization, which represents a significant increase in resources to these...
Oct. 29, 2012—Dear Students: Hurricane Sandy has severely affected communities in the Caribbean Sea and on the eastern coast of the United States. Our thoughts are with those affected by this massive storm. This may be a difficult time for many of you, whose families and friends may be in the path of this storm or who...