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Uncommon Leadership

May. 5, 2011—When Martha R. Ingram steps down June 30 after 12 years as chairman of Vanderbilt’s Board of Trust, she will leave behind a diverse and lasting legacy – including the hiring of two chancellors and the development of a residential college system at Vanderbilt, of which the newly named Martha Rivers Ingram Commons was the crucial first phase.

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Chancellor, Nobel Peace Prize winner to address Vanderbilt grads

May. 2, 2011—Vanderbilt University’s class of 2011 will be advised and inspired by Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos and Nobel Peace Prize recipient Wangari Maathai during Commencement and Senior Day activities May 12-13.

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Board of Trust renames Commons for Martha R. Ingram

Apr. 29, 2011—The Vanderbilt Board of Trust has named the university’s living-learning community for first-year students for Martha R. Ingram.

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Bentley named assistant vice chancellor for Center for Technology Transfer and Commercialization

Apr. 28, 2011—Alan Bentley, director of Commercialization for Cleveland Clinic Innovations with the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, has been named assistant vice chancellor of Technology Transfer and Intellectual Property Development.

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Vanderbilt considers proposal to assist in establishing a school of education in Abu Dhabi

Apr. 26, 2011—Vanderbilt University officials are exploring a proposal from the government of Abu Dhabi to create a school of education that would train teachers, education leaders and researchers to strengthen the country’s K-12 education system.

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Great-grandson of Chancellor Kirkland visits campus

Apr. 20, 2011—The great-grandson of one of Vanderbilt’s most storied chancellors paid a visit to campus, where he was greeted by Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos.

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Spring Faculty Assembly

Apr. 11, 2011—Watch video of the Spring Faculty Assembly at Vanderbilt University. Vanderbilt has dramatically increased its number of endowed faculty chairs and performed well financially through hard economic times, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos announced during his Spring Faculty Assembly address. “We have and continue to build an outstanding faculty,” Zeppos said April 7 in Langford Auditorium....

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Chancellor urges cautious optimism in light of federal funding issues

Apr. 7, 2011—Vanderbilt has dramatically increased its number of endowed faculty chairs and created a new $100 million endowment for graduate education well ahead of schedule, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos announced during his Spring Faculty Assembly address.

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Faculty awards conferred at spring assembly

Apr. 7, 2011—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos presented five faculty members with awards when Vanderbilt‘s Spring Faculty Assembly convened April 7.

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Volunteer to be part of one of the biggest events on campus: Commencement

Apr. 5, 2011—    For many of our students, Commencement is one of the most important days of their lives. Be part of the excitement and festivities by volunteering. Volunteers are an important and indispensable part of what makes Commencement a successful and memorable event each year. We encourage those that have participated in the past to...

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Vanderbilt responds to earthquake and tsunami in Japan

Mar. 11, 2011—Vanderbilt is reaching out to those who may have been affected by the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan.

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CloserVU: Day One with Coach Franklin and Family

Dec. 22, 2010—From his arrival at the airport to the formal announcement, get a personal look at the first hours Head Football Coach James Franklin and family spent as new members of the Commodore Nation. Warning: Watching this video might create the involuntary response of wearing black and gold and yelling, “GO ‘DORES!” For all things Coach...

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