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Best wishes to the Vandy Boys at the College World Series

Jun. 16, 2019—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos, Provost Susan R. Wente and alumnus Willie Geist wish the Vanderbilt baseball team luck as they embark on their quest for a national title at the 2019 College World Series.

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‘Opportunities in Defense Health’ webinar set for June 28

Jun. 16, 2019—The Office of the Vice Provost for Research will host a webinar on Friday, June 28, to help Vanderbilt faculty learn about funding opportunities from agencies in the Department of Defense that fund health science research.

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Churchwell named interim vice chancellor for equity, diversity and inclusion and chief university diversity officer

Jun. 14, 2019—André L. Churchwell, chief diversity officer for Vanderbilt University Medical Center and senior associate dean for diversity affairs in the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, has been named interim vice chancellor for equity, diversity and inclusion and chief diversity officer for Vanderbilt University.

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VU engages Lewis-Burke to connect faculty with federal sponsors

Jun. 14, 2019—Lewis-Burke Associates LLC, a specialty consulting firm based in Washington, D.C., will collaborate directly with Vanderbilt faculty, provide advice on funding trends, identify new opportunities, discuss strategies to overcome funding challenges, and connect faculty with federal decision-makers and program contacts.

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The Open Dore: Changes and Progress within the Provost Office

Jun. 12, 2019—In her June newsletter, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente reflects on leadership and organizational updates in the Office of the Provost.

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Five interdisciplinary programs awarded TIPs funding for 2019

Jun. 12, 2019—Five interdisciplinary projects awarded TIPs funding for 2019; a sixth (additional) year call for proposals and funding announced by the provost.

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Office of Faculty Affairs appoints new director of faculty development

Jun. 10, 2019—Jermaine Soto has been named director of faculty development in the Office of Faculty Affairs, Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs Tracey George has announced. Soto also will work closely with the Office of Inclusive Excellence and the Office of Research to support their faculty development programs.

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New leadership announced for the Wond’ry

Jun. 7, 2019—Dave Owens, a management professor and expert on innovation, has been named the Evans Family Executive Director of the Wond’ry.

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Provost announces leadership positions for Beasley, George

Jun. 5, 2019—Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente has announced new appointments for Vanessa Beasley and Tracey George as part of leadership promotions and reorganizations within the provost’s offices.

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What’s on My Mind: Attracting and developing top faculty

Jun. 5, 2019—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos discusses how Vanderbilt attracts and develops top faculty members in the latest edition of "What's On My Mind."

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Bartels elected to American Philosophical Society

Jun. 3, 2019—Larry Bartels, May Werthan Shayne Chair of Public Policy and Social Science and co-director of Vanderbilt’s Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions, has been elected as a member of the American Philosophical Society, the oldest learned society in the United States.

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Owen faculty member to lead Moore College

May. 29, 2019—Mumin Kurtulus, associate professor of operations management at Owen Graduate School of Management, will play an important role in expanding the undergraduate learning experience beyond the classroom as the new faculty head of Moore College, Associate Provost and Dean of Residential Faculty Vanessa Beasley has announced.

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