Office of the Provost Archives
Mar. 26, 2018—The Commons Reading for the 2018-19 academic year will be "The Happiness Hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom" by Jonathan Haidt. Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente and Vanessa Beasley, dean of The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons, announced the selection March 26.
Mar. 22, 2018—A report by the Chancellor's Strategic Planning Committee, made up of faculty, students, staff and alumni, recommends a multifaceted approach to supporting mental health and wellbeing at Vanderbilt.
Mar. 20, 2018—The Office of Inclusive Excellence is hosting writing sessions to help women faculty build community and dedicate time to furthering their scholarly research.
Mar. 15, 2018—The next Open Dore On Location is scheduled for 4 p.m. Thursday, March 22, at the Wond'ry Innovation Center, Room 104. All faculty and staff are invited to attend this informal discussion session with Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente.
Mar. 14, 2018—The Shared Governance Committee has released a draft report of its work and invites feedback from all faculty ahead of a pair of town hall meetings scheduled for March 22 and 27.
Mar. 5, 2018—More than 15 programs, including internal funding initiatives and professional development opportunities, will be showcased March 22 at the Faculty Funding and Resource Fair.
Mar. 1, 2018—Phillip McGloin, a College of Arts and Science senior from Washington, D.C., has been named to the 2018-19 class of Luce Scholars. McGloin will gain new perspectives through immersive living and working experiences in Asia during the next year.
Mar. 1, 2018—Formed in 2009 and charged with reviewing and recommending campus strategies for preventing sexual misconduct, the Provost’s Task Force on Sexual Assault’s continuing contributions are reflected in a name change for the group.
Feb. 22, 2018—The next phase of planning for a graduate and professional student village will engage an advisory firm tasked with identifying the best site, time frame and management model for the project.
Feb. 22, 2018—Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente discusses fostering a culture of respect for women and for everyone in the February issue of "The Open Dore," which is now available online.