Office of the Provost Archives
Sep. 22, 2014—Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan Wente has appointed a new Graduate Education Study Group and charged it with laying the course for the future of graduate education at Vanderbilt.
Sep. 22, 2014—The work of the search committee appointed by Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan Wente to identify the next dean of the College and Arts and Science is underway.
Sep. 15, 2014—The provost's office has launched the Chancellor Faculty Fellows program to support and invest in outstanding junior faculty.
Sep. 11, 2014—Francis Wcislo, the dean who launched The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons at Vanderbilt University in 2006, has announced plans to step down from that role at the end of his current contract, June 30, 2015.
Sep. 9, 2014—Vanderbilt University scored its best position ever in "U.S. News & World Report’s" ranking of national universities, finishing No. 16 after five years at No. 17.
Sep. 8, 2014—Cynthia J. Cyrus has been promoted to the position of vice provost for learning and residential affairs at Vanderbilt University.
Sep. 1, 2014—Noted political scientist John Geer has been named vice provost of academic and strategic affairs at Vanderbilt University.
Aug. 22, 2014—Tony Earley describes his new short story collection, "Mr. Tall," as "more grown up" than some of his previous writings.
Aug. 22, 2014—Vanderbilt’s Academic Strategic Plan, which will guide university investments in faculty recruitment, capital planning, academic programs and philanthropic priorities over the next 10 years, was officially unveiled by Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos Aug. 21.
Aug. 22, 2014—An international expert on slavery and emancipation during the 18th and 19th centuries was awarded the prestigious Earl Sutherland Prize for Achievement in Research during Vanderbilt University’s Fall Faculty Assembly.
Aug. 20, 2014—Janos Sztipanovits, director of Vanderbilt University’s Institute for Software Integrated Systems, will serve on the committee guiding ongoing creation of and setting standards for the Industrial Internet.