Office of the Provost Archives
Sep. 2, 2015—"The new academic year is off to a fast start! There is much to look forward to and much work to do to continue advancing 'One Vanderbilt,' as we pursue excellence and equity in our rich environments of discovery and learning," writes Provost Susan Wente in the August 2015 issue of "The Open Dore."
Aug. 28, 2015—Vanderbilt Provost Susan Wente speaks Sept. 2 at the downtown Nashville Public Library about the workings of a research institution.
Aug. 27, 2015—Honoring and building upon the contributions of the late John L. Seigenthaler to the civil rights movement is the goal of a new endowed chair being established at Vanderbilt University through a gift from the James Stephen Turner Family Foundation.
Aug. 27, 2015—Vice provosts John Geer and Cynthia Cyrus, who co-chair the faculty committees on Cross-College Teaching and Immersion Vanderbilt, have released two new reports summarizing the activities completed last academic year.
Aug. 24, 2015—Positioning the university on the cutting edge of graduate education in today’s fast-changing and dynamic professional world is the aim of new strategic investments announced today by Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan Wente.
Aug. 20, 2015—Two Vanderbilt student academic support services have moved to a new location. The Writing Studio and Tutoring Services have relocated from Alumni Hall to 1801 Edgehill Ave., Suite 112, next to the Curb Center.
Aug. 19, 2015—The Center for Teaching has launched a number of developments for the university’s course management system, including new features and new support options for instructors.
Aug. 6, 2015—A new Innovation Center is being developed to support a "maker" culture at Vanderbilt that will encourage entrepreneurship and creativity and bolster implementation of the university’s Academic Strategic Plan.
Aug. 3, 2015—In his new role, John M. Sloop will focus on the development and implementation of school-based educational technology initiatives and the university’s overall exploration of digital learning.