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Reminder: University Courses proposals due from faculty Nov. 13

Nov. 3, 2017—Faculty proposals for the 2018 cycle of University Courses, which promote new and creative trans-institutional learning, are due Monday, Nov. 13.

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Exceptions filed by the university in A&S union election

Nov. 3, 2017—Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost Susan R. Wente shared an update Nov. 3 on the challenged votes in the June 6 union election for non-tenure track faculty in the College of Arts and Science.

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Vanderbilt joins other top universities in supporting DACA suit

Nov. 2, 2017—Vanderbilt University has joined 18 of the nation’s other top universities to express their support for plaintiffs who have filed suit to defend the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

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Faculty proposals welcomed for Library Collections Initiative

Nov. 1, 2017—Faculty are encouraged to submit proposals for the Library Collections Initiative, a chancellor- and provost-sponsored funding program that supports faculty research and scholarship.

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Success of Peabody programs inspires exploration of future online opportunities

Nov. 1, 2017—The success of two new Peabody College online professional programs propels the university's interest in educational technologies, supporting the goals of the Academic Strategic Plan.

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VU and VUMC partner to redesign Mental Health Services

Oct. 26, 2017—After two years of study and numerous listening sessions with students, postdoctoral fellows and providers, Vanderbilt has made the decision to transition to a new integrated model of care for campus resources that address mental health and well-being services for all students and fellows.

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New cleanroom will boost nanoscale research

Oct. 25, 2017—The VINSE Cleanroom in the Engineering and Science Building more than triples the space that researchers have used in the Stevenson Center since 2003.

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Celebration honors 11 university endowed chair holders

Oct. 25, 2017—Eleven Vanderbilt University faculty members named to endowed chairs were honored Oct. 23 during a festive celebration at the Student Life Center.

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Provost announces expanded COACHE website with actions in response to faculty report

Oct. 23, 2017—Providing ongoing updates on initiatives related to the 2016 COACHE faculty satisfaction survey is the aim of the expanded COACHE website launched today by the Provost's Office of Academic and Faculty Affairs.

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Chancellor’s committee makes recommendations on humanities

Oct. 23, 2017—Building on current strengths and “seizing opportunities to make the humanities at Vanderbilt truly exceptional” are at the core of the report from the Chancellor’s Committee on the Humanities, posted online today.

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TIPs pre-proposals due Oct. 30

Oct. 20, 2017—Pre-proposals for the 2018 round of Trans-Institutional Programs are due Monday, Oct. 30. All full-time faculty are eligible to participate.

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New educational technologies website showcases digital learning collaborations

Oct. 20, 2017—In support of the Academic Strategic Plan, the site highlights initiatives that bolster Vanderbilt’s commitment to new technologies and practices that advance teaching, learning and discovery.

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