Office of the Provost
Aug. 23, 2019—Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente pledged to keep Vanderbilt on a strong path moving forward, with continued investments in faculty and the student experience, during her Fall Faculty Assembly address on Aug. 22.
Aug. 23, 2019—Vanderbilt’s most prestigious faculty prize for accomplishments in research, scholarship or creative expression was awarded to University Distinguished Professor of Law, Economics and Management W. Kip Viscusi on Aug. 22. He was one of 11 award recipients during Fall Faculty Assembly.
Aug. 22, 2019—Each year, Vanderbilt University recognizes those members of the faculty who have just completed 25 years of full-time service. Vanderbilt honors these 25-year veterans with the presentation of a chair bearing brass plates engraved with the professor’s name and the Vanderbilt logo.
Aug. 21, 2019—Camilla P. Benbow has been reappointed as dean of Peabody College of education and human development for a five-year term, starting July 1, 2020.
Aug. 20, 2019—The Office of the Dean of Students has reorganized its structure into three main clusters to help create new synergies, strengthen collaboration and advance student success and well-being.
Aug. 14, 2019—Four Vanderbilt identity-based centers and offices are now under the umbrella of the Office for Inclusive Excellence. The move is designed to elevate their mission and expand their impact.
Aug. 14, 2019—The Vanderbilt Evolutionary Studies Initiative seeks to position the university as a global leader in evolutionary studies by engaging a large group of scholars who share this research interest.
Aug. 12, 2019—Vanderbilt’s continued ascent as one of America’s leading research universities is chronicled in the university’s 2018-19 annual report, "Strong Foundations," released today by Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos.
Aug. 12, 2019—Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente has appointed a committee to conduct a national search for the next dean of the Blair School of Music.
Aug. 9, 2019—Vanderbilt University will play a key role in the Tennessee Triennial for Contemporary Art, scheduled for 2021, by hosting artwork for the event in the Fine Arts Gallery. The Tennessee Triennial will be spread across four cities, placing art in museums, contemporary art spaces and universities in Nashville, Memphis, Knoxville and Chattanooga.
Aug. 5, 2019—A new working group will evaluate Vanderbilt’s digital project resources and services and make recommendations aimed at supporting the university’s current and future needs.