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New scholarship honors legacy of civil rights leader James Lawson

Jun. 25, 2018—The new Rev. James M. Lawson Jr. Scholarship provides need-based financial support for underrepresented minority students who demonstrate a commitment to civil rights and social justice.

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Political scientist and strategic leader John Geer named dean of College of Arts and Science

Jun. 14, 2018—John G. Geer, a distinguished political scientist and a seasoned academic leader, has been named the next dean of the Vanderbilt University College of Arts and Science. He will begin a five-year term as dean July 1, pending approval of the Vanderbilt University Board of Trust.

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Anchor man: Zeppos marks 10 years as Vanderbilt’s chancellor

Jun. 8, 2018—In this exclusive story from the latest issue of 'Vanderbilt Magazine,' we look back on Nicholas S. Zeppos' first 10 years as chancellor—and hear his thoughts on Vanderbilt's trajectory for the future.

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Statement on Executive Compensation in 2016

May. 29, 2018—"Chancellor Zeppos’ compensation reflects the Vanderbilt University Board of Trust’s belief in his vision and his ability to continue to steward the university – investing in leading-edge research and educating and deploying diverse leaders – to address society’s most pressing issues," said Bruce Evans, Vanderbilt University Board of Trust.

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Shared Governance recommendations focus on communication and expanded faculty engagement

May. 24, 2018—The Shared Governance Committee recommends expanding the partnership between administration and faculty, with particular attention paid to enriched communication and broaden faculty involvement.

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Seven interdisciplinary programs land TIPs awards for 2018

May. 24, 2018—Vanderbilt University’s transformational Trans-Institutional Programs initiative heads into a fourth year with grants awarded to seven interdisciplinary projects that involve more than 60 faculty members.

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What’s On My Mind: Courage to change the world

May. 17, 2018—Reflecting on Commencement week, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos shares his thoughts in this week’s column about how each person can make a positive difference in the world.

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Student body president, vice president reflect on Vanderbilt experiences for ‘Zeppos Report’

May. 17, 2018—Before Class of 2018 graduates Jami Cox and Ryan Connor walked across the Commencement stage May 11, they joined Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos for one last conversation as Vanderbilt undergrads.

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Submit nominations for Chancellor’s Heart and Soul staff awards

May. 14, 2018—Nominations are open for the Chancellor's Heart and Soul Staff Appreciation Awards, which recognize everyday dedication and contributions. The deadline is July 31.

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Guidance on flexible summer schedules

May. 14, 2018—As summer begins, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos would like to remind staff of the university’s flexible schedule opportunities, which support work-life balance.

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Chancellor suggests top 5 ways new graduates can use their education for good

May. 11, 2018—Acknowledging that their Vanderbilt degrees will grant 2018 graduates a wide range of options, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos offered up five specific ways to use their education for good.

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Amal Clooney to graduates: ‘Be courageous. Challenge orthodoxy. Stand up for what you believe in’

May. 10, 2018—In a Senior Day speech that brought a packed Memorial Gymnasium to its feet, Amal Clooney took the crowd through historic examples of courage, including Vanderbilt Distinguished Alumnus Rev. James Lawson.

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