Office of the Provost Archives
Apr. 11, 2018—In the university’s continuing program to invest in faculty, two committees have been appointed to develop ideas for a dynamic multiuse facility designed to spur faculty development and collaboration.
Apr. 9, 2018—The Healthy Minds Working Group has developed a set of recommendations to further guide the university in its mental health and wellbeing initiatives.
Apr. 9, 2018—M. Eric Johnson has been reappointed as dean of the Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management. His second five-year term will begin July 1.
Apr. 9, 2018—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos honored six Vanderbilt academic leaders at the Spring Faculty Assembly with awards recognizing their teaching, research, service and commitment to diversity.
Vanderbilt board chairman commits $20 million gift to bolster undergraduate residential experience, engineering leadership
Apr. 9, 2018—Vanderbilt Board Chairman Bruce R. Evans and his wife, Bridgitt, have committed $20 million to bolster the undergraduate residential experience as well as leadership in the School of Engineering.
Apr. 6, 2018—Faculty are invited to two town halls this month hosted by the Vanderbilt Research IT Service to share their input on new and planned IT services under development to support researchers.
Apr. 4, 2018—Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente has appointed executive and advisory committees to work closely with Brailsford & Dunlavy, the development advisory firm on the project.
Apr. 2, 2018—Vanderbilt University’s Office of the Vice Provost for Learning and Residential Affairs has appointed four new residential faculty to help expand the student learning experience beyond the classroom, beginning this fall.
Mar. 29, 2018—The provost's office is hosting a TIPs fair and reception at 11 a.m. April 20 in the Student Life Center to highlight ongoing trans-institutional projects and encourage faculty to participate.
Mar. 29, 2018—Vanderbilt University’s University Counseling Center will replace Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Psychological & Counseling Center beginning July 1. To facilitate the continuity of care for students currently receiving services at the PCC and who are expected to continue to receive services at the new UCC, VUMC will begin copying some student data and records from the PCC to transfer to the new UCC this spring.
Mar. 28, 2018—Students enrolled in the "Race, Place and Power" University Course recently visited the Hermitage, home of native son Andrew Jackson, the seventh president of the United States. They contrasted what they had learned in class with the picture of Jackson portrayed at the museum. Read more about University Courses and other internal faculty funding programs—including TIPs grants, Discovery Grants and Research Scholar Grants—at the VU BreakThru blog.