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Vanderbilt to offer new master’s for independent school leadership

Jan. 20, 2014—Addressing the shortage of opportunities for advanced, specialized study for those who aspire to lead independent schools, Vanderbilt's Peabody College of education and human development is launching a new M.Ed. in independent school leadership.

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Guthrie reappointed as law school dean

Jan. 20, 2014—Chris Guthrie will serve a second term as dean of Vanderbilt Law School.

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Education professor nominated for NAACP Image Award for new book

Jan. 17, 2014—Vanderbilt University Professor Donna Y. Ford is among the distinguished nominees for the 45th NAACP Image Awards.

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Lilly Endowment funds planning resources for VU Divinity students

Jan. 13, 2014—Vanderbilt University Divinity School will develop strategies to boost the economic well-being of its future graduates, thanks to a $250,000 grant from Lilly Endowment Inc.

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Kudos: Read about faculty and staff awards and achievements

Jan. 10, 2014—Read about faculty and staff awards and achievements in the latest edition of "Kudos."

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Two from Vanderbilt will head task forces for AAU

Jan. 10, 2014—Two administrators from Vanderbilt University have been named to chair task forces for the Association of American Universities’ 2014 Council on Federal Relations. Christina West, assistant vice chancellor for federal relations, will chair the Higher Education Task Force. This group is responsible for developing and implementing an advocacy strategy, in close coordination with AAU leadership,...

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Peabody faculty recognized for public influence in ‘Ed Week’ ranking

Jan. 8, 2014—Members of Vanderbilt Peabody College of education and human development faculty were named in the 2014 Edu-Scholar Public Presence Rankings, which recognizes university-based academics who are contributing substantially to public debates about K-12 and higher education.

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McNamara named to Board of Trustees of accreditation organization

Dec. 13, 2013—Timothy McNamara, vice provost for faculty and international affairs and professor of psychology at Vanderbilt, has been elected to the Board of Trustees of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, the regional body for the accreditation of degree-granting higher education institutions in the Southern states. McNamara was elected during SACSCOC’s 2013 annual...

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Former Boston Public Schools superintendent joins Peabody College faculty as visiting professor

Nov. 26, 2013—Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of education and human development has named Carol R. Johnson, former superintendent of Boston Public Schools, a visiting professor in its Department of Leadership, Policy and Organizations beginning in January 2014.

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Global guests to share indigenous folktales with Eakin Elementary students Dec. 5

Nov. 25, 2013—Educators from far-flung lands will share favorite childhood folktales with third- and fourth-graders at Eakin Elementary School in Nashville, Tenn., on Thursday, Dec. 5.

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Vanderbilt celebrates 18 elected fellows of the AAAS

Nov. 25, 2013—Eighteen academic and administrative leaders at Vanderbilt University have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) this year.

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Two Vanderbilt librarians selected as ARL fellows

Nov. 19, 2013—Vanderbilt Heard Libraries' Bill Hook and Larry Reeves are among 26 fellows participating in the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Leadership Fellows Program for 2013-15.

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