Sep. 21, 2018—Larry Dowdy, former chair of the Department of Computer Science who served as Vanderbilt Dean of Students from 1998 to 2001 and long participated in the university's Alternative Spring Break program, died Sept. 11.
Sep. 20, 2018—James Sandlin, a former Sarratt Student Center director who worked tirelessly to expand cultural offerings on campus, died Sept. 18 after a brief illness.
Sep. 9, 2018—Deborah Hatton, an emerita faculty member in the Department of Special Education at Vanderbilt’s Peabody College, has died.
Aug. 15, 2018—Tami Tinsley Fassinger, a beloved member of the Owen Graduate School of Management community for more than 20 years, died Aug. 15 in Nashville. She was 55.
Aug. 1, 2018—Virginia Maxwell George, professor of nursing, emerita, and an early champion of nurse practitioners, died July 26 in Nashville. George was founding director of Vanderbilt’s Family Nurse Practitioner Program, one of the first in the Southeast.
Jul. 11, 2018—Before his retirement in 2016, Howe made major contributions to the chemistry department’s teaching and research programs as well as to other science departments in the College of Arts and Science, School of Engineering and School of Medicine.
Jun. 15, 2018—Gary Scudder, the James A. Speyer Professor of Production Management at Vanderbilt's Owen Graduate School of Management, has died at the age of 65.
May. 24, 2018—Camilla Dietz Bergeron, a Vanderbilt University alumna and emerita trustee whose passion for collecting jewelry led her to found a noted antique and estate jewelry firm, died May 20.
May. 16, 2018—John W. Halperin, Centennial Professor of English, emeritus, died this spring at his home in La Jolla, California, from heart failure. He was 76.
Apr. 11, 2018—Nancy Ransom, founding director of the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center at Vanderbilt and a champion of women’s rights, education and gender equality, died recently in Wilmington, Delaware, from complications of ALS. She was 89.
Mar. 7, 2018—Eugene TeSelle, a retired Divinity School professor who was a strong advocate on community issues ranging from urban neighborhood preservation to integrated schools, died March 1.
Feb. 22, 2018—Renowned neurotologist Michael E. Glasscock III, MD, adjunct professor of Otolaryngology, died Feb. 17 in the home he shared with his daughter, Martina Glasscock Barnes, in Asheville, North Carolina. He was 84. The cause of death was kidney disease.