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.
May. 24, 2019—Through a feedback form, students, faculty, staff, alumni, parents and members of the broader community can provide their thoughts on what qualities the next chancellor should hold and the priorities that should be considered during the search process.
May. 23, 2019—It has been an honor to serve you during these past 11 years, and to devote more than three decades of my life to an institution so capable of driving enormous change.
May. 23, 2019—Following the news that Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos plans to step down in August, many Vanderbilt alumni, parents, and supporters of the university reached out with letters of gratitude and well wishes. Below are just a few of the numerous messages received in the weeks since the announcement was made.
May. 23, 2019—David Williams II was remembered as a courageous vice chancellor, outstanding athletics director, brilliant law professor, and devoted husband and father during a celebration of life service Feb. 15.
May. 23, 2019—Gary H. Cheek, a retired U.S. Army lieutenant general, joined Vanderbilt in April to direct the newly created Bass Military Scholars Program, established in 2018 with a $25 million gift from the Lee and Ramona Bass Foundation.
May. 23, 2019—President George W. Bush spent the day at Vanderbilt on March 11, surprising a history class and visiting a student veterans club before speaking to a capacity crowd at Langford Auditorium that evening.
May. 23, 2019—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos has announced that he will step down as the university’s eighth chancellor Aug. 15 after more than a decade in the role.
May. 20, 2019—Huggins, a former student government president and Posse Scholar, continues to drum up enthusiasm for Vanderbilt nearly 30 years after arriving on campus.
May. 13, 2019—Eleven outstanding faculty members from across the university have been selected for the 2019 class of Chancellor Faculty Fellows. The class is composed of highly accomplished, recently tenured faculty from a wide variety of disciplines and areas of expertise.
May. 10, 2019—Tennis champion, entrepreneur and equal rights advocate Venus Williams imparted to Vanderbilt University’s Class of 2019 a well-tested list for success heavy on risk-taking, goal-making and optimism during remarks delivered Thursday in Memorial Gym as part of Senior Day.