Jul. 18, 2012—John “Jack” H. Venable, who ably served Vanderbilt University as a teacher and administrator for more than three decades, has died. He was 74.
Jul. 12, 2012—The executive who guided Vanderbilt athletics to new heights has officially been named the university’s athletic director, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos announced. David Williams’ new title is vice chancellor for athletics and university affairs and athletics director. He will no longer have the additional roles of general counsel and university secretary at Vanderbilt. “This will...
Jul. 12, 2012—In response to Vanderbilt University’s increased success and investment in its athletics and recreation programs, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos has asked Vice Chancellor David Williams to take on a larger role in shaping these areas of the university.
May. 25, 2012—Vanderbilt School of Engineering Dean Kenneth F. Galloway was honored at a dinner May 23.
May. 11, 2012—VUCast Extra: Seniors hear from NBC veteran journalist Tom Brokaw, and remember their place in Vanderbilt history. It all started four years ago… Watch the full video of Senior Day. Read a wrap-up of Senior Day. Storify: A wrap-up of Senior Day tweets, images and posts
May. 11, 2012—Top scholars from Vanderbilt University’s undergraduate and professional schools are being honored with Founder’s Medals during Commencement on Friday, May 11.
May. 11, 2012—Vanderbilt graduates got some advice from Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos during Commencement May 11.
May. 9, 2012—Watch video of Vanderbilt’s main Commencement ceremony, including an address by Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos, awarding of Founders Medals, honoring of faculty emeriti and conferring of degrees. Read more: Chancellor urges Vanderbilt grads to embrace complexity
May. 8, 2012—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will address Vanderbilt graduates during Commencement ceremonies Friday, May 11 on Alumni Lawn. Newsman Tom Brokaw will receive the university’s prestigious Nichols-Chancellor’s Medal during the Senior Day ceremony Thursday, May 11.
Apr. 24, 2012—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos hosted a lunchtime cookout for undergraduate students at the Kissam Quadrangle April 23. The event celebrated the 56-year-old residential complex, which will be torn down this summer to make way for College Halls at Kissam. The event featured food, live music and giveaways, including souvenir hardhats.
Apr. 17, 2012—Dear Vanderbilt Community, We take great pride in being a safe and healing community. In the wake of recent reports of child sexual abuse on university campuses, Vanderbilt is reviewing our policies and practices for preventing and reporting child abuse, including child sexual abuse. Minors, including very young people, are a vital part of the...
Apr. 5, 2012—College Halls at Kissam is building a better campus learning environment Updated June 1: Scroll down to watch video of the first dorm being demolished. Vanderbilt’s Commencement, scheduled this year for May 11, marks the traditional end of the academic year. But come the following Monday, things will really get started on campus. That’s when...