Office of the Provost Archives
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.
Jan. 17, 2014—Vanderbilt University Professor Donna Y. Ford is among the distinguished nominees for the 45th NAACP Image Awards.
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.
Jan. 10, 2014—Read about faculty and staff awards and achievements in the latest edition of "Kudos."
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,...
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.