Mar. 15, 2016—Vanderbilt is mourning the death of political science professor Robert H. Birkby, a popular teacher and respected administrator.
Mar. 4, 2016—The first African American dean of a Vanderbilt school or college has died. Russell G. Hamilton was 81.
Nov. 6, 2015—Leonard Nathanson, an emeritus Vanderbilt English professor noted for his expertise on British poet John Milton, died Oct. 27.
Aug. 11, 2015—Jean Bass Crawford, former editor of the "Vanderbilt Alumnus" and director of the Office of Alumni Publications, died Aug. 7 in Nashville.
Jul. 30, 2015—Martha Andrews “Marty” Nord, a longtime communications professor at Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management and former director of the Vanderbilt Women in Engineering Program, died July 28 in Nashville.
May. 22, 2015—Judson Graves Randolph, a member of the Vanderbilt University Board of Trust for more than two decades and a longtime chief surgeon at Children’s Hospital in Washington, D.C., died May 17.
Apr. 21, 2015—Vanderbilt mourns the death of J. León Helguera, who taught history for 28 years and donated a treasure trove of books and other writings from Colombia to the university's library.
Apr. 14, 2015—Levi Watkins Jr., a renowned cardiac surgeon, champion of racial equality and diversity, and the first African American to be admitted to and graduate from Vanderbilt's School of Medicine, died Saturday from complications after suffering a stroke.
Apr. 13, 2015—Divinity distinguished alumnus was strong voice for civil rights Divinity distinguished alumnus was powerful Christian personality and preacher