Mar. 10, 2008—Watch video of the celebration of the selection of Nicholas S. Zeppos as the university's eighth chancellor during a special open house Monday, March 10, at the Student Life Center.
Mar. 1, 2008—Nicholas S. Zeppos, a distinguished legal scholar, teacher and administrator who has been a vital presence on the Vanderbilt University campus for two decades, was chosen March 1 as the university\'s eighth chancellor, effective immediately.
Dec. 6, 2007—"A university that is aloof from its campus and the community cannot thrive and survive," Interim Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos said about the importance of "town-gown" relationships and the work of the university‘s new Center for Nashville Studies. While Zeppos talked about future Vanderbilt efforts that will impact Nashville on Tuesday, Dec. 4, at The Commons, the evening‘s other speaker - the Rev. James Lawson, Distinguished University Professor at Vanderbilt - reflected on his past as a civil rights leader and the role and responsibility universities have had and must continue to have in creating positive change in their local communities and beyond.
Jul. 12, 2007—Gordon Gee will leave after seven years as Vanderbilt's chancellor to return to Ohio State University as its president, a position he previously held from 1990 to 1997. His resignation is effective Aug. 1. Vanderbilt Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Nicholas S. Zeppos has been named interim chancellor effective Aug. 1, Board of Trust Chairman Martha R. Ingram announced on July 12.
Jan. 14, 2002—Pledging simplicity, clarity, agility and accountability in Vanderbilt Universitys senior leadership, Chancellor Gordon Gee today announced a reorganization and two key appointments in the areas of academic affairs and student life.