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University faculty development committee announced

Oct. 2, 2018—Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente has charged a new committee composed of faculty from across the university with developing a vision to promote and foster the professional development of faculty in all tracks and at all ranks.

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Vanderbilt Divinity to offer master of theology degree

Sep. 18, 2018—Students pursuing advanced theological study will soon have a new degree program option at Vanderbilt Divinity School.

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Vanderbilt Divinity School launches new, more flexible curriculum

Feb. 6, 2018—Beginning fall 2018, the Divinity School launches a new curriculum featuring cross-disciplinary areas of concentration for its master of divinity and master of theological studies degrees.

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Members named to Academic Strategic Plan committees

Oct. 27, 2014—Two committees tasked with fleshing out key initiatives in Vanderbilt’s Academic Strategic Plan are now staffed and ready to begin work.

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Vanderbilt Divinity School to install Townes as 16th dean

Aug. 19, 2013—The Rev. Dr. Emilie M. Townes will be installed as the 16th dean of Vanderbilt University Divinity School Aug. 23 at Benton Chapel.

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Divinity’s James Hudnut-Beumler reflects on 13 years as dean

May. 6, 2013—James Hudnut-Beumler sees a significantly larger, more diverse student population with much improved financial support at today's Vanderbilt Divinity School than he did when he arrived on campus 13 years ago.

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Harrod Lecture: “Unions, Politics and Inequality: Putting Christian Ethics to Work”

Nov. 15, 2012—Watch video of Melissa Snarr, a Vanderbilt University Divinity School professor who studies the intersection of religion, social change and political ethics, delivering the 2012 Howard L. Harrod Lecture. Snarr, associate dean for academic affairs and associate professor of ethics and society, addressed “Unions, Politics and Inequality: Putting Christian Ethics to Work.” Snarr said that with...

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Vanderbilt Divinity Harrod Lecture tackles unions, politics and ethics

Oct. 31, 2012—Melissa Snarr, a Vanderbilt University Divinity School professor who studies the intersection of religion, social change and political ethics, will deliver the 2012 Howard L. Harrod Lecture Nov. 8 in Benton Chapel.

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Melissa Snarr: All You That Labor: Religion and Ethics in the Living Wage Movement

Mar. 28, 2012—Listen to an interview with Melissa Snarr, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the Divinity School and Associate Professor of Ethics and Society, about her new book, All You That Labor: Religion and Ethics in the Living Wage Movement. Interviewed by Chris Benda, Divinity School librarian.

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