Jul. 19, 2019—The University Staff Advisory Council passed a resolution at its July 9 meeting commending Nicholas S. Zeppos “for his distinguished service to Vanderbilt University” as its eighth chancellor.
Jul. 2, 2019—"Forbes" has named Vanderbilt University one of the best employers for women in the United States for the second consecutive year. The rankings are based on an independent national survey of more than 60,000 employees who work in organizations that employ at least 1,000 workers.
Jun. 27, 2019—Vanderbilt University has announced a long-term partnership with the National Museum of African American Music and a foundational gift to enrich the museum’s educational and research opportunities.
Jun. 27, 2019—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos sent a special message to Vanderbilt baseball head coach Tim Corbin and team, lauding them for exemplifying “the Vanderbilt way” at the College World Series and beyond.
Jun. 27, 2019—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos, Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Nashville Mayor David Briley, and Vice Chancellor for University Affairs and Athletics and Athletics Director Malcolm Turner joined hundreds of Commodore fans on Thursday, June 27, at Vanderbilt’s Multipurpose Facility to celebrate the baseball team’s College World Series championship win.
Jun. 24, 2019—Vanderbilt University will bring down one of its tallest campus buildings when it conducts a controlled implosion of the Carmichael West Tower 3 residence hall on Saturday, July 27. The implosion of the 14-story tower is scheduled for 9 a.m. A livestream of the event will be available at vu.edu/towers.
Jun. 21, 2019—Vanderbilt will be recognized for its sustainable building efforts on Tuesday, June 25, when the U.S. Green Building Council presents the university with a plaque designating the Engineering and Science Building and Eskind Biomedical Library with LEED Gold status. Vanderbilt Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will join Vice Chancellor for Administration Eric Kopstain for remarks beginning at 2 p.m.
Jun. 19, 2019—University employees will enjoy an extended Fourth of July holiday weekend this year, as Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos has announced an administrative closure day for Friday, July 5.
Jun. 16, 2019—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos, Provost Susan R. Wente and alumnus Willie Geist wish the Vanderbilt baseball team luck as they embark on their quest for a national title at the 2019 College World Series.
Churchwell named interim vice chancellor for equity, diversity and inclusion and chief university diversity officer
Jun. 14, 2019—André L. Churchwell, chief diversity officer for Vanderbilt University Medical Center and senior associate dean for diversity affairs in the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, has been named interim vice chancellor for equity, diversity and inclusion and chief diversity officer for Vanderbilt University.
Jun. 12, 2019—Five interdisciplinary projects awarded TIPs funding for 2019; a sixth (additional) year call for proposals and funding announced by the provost.
May. 24, 2019—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos and Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente emphasized the need to reaffirm the longstanding partnership between the federal government and America’s leading research universities when they met with members of the Tennessee congressional delegation in Washington, D.C., this week.