Office of the Provost Archives
Feb. 13, 2018—The next Open Dore On Location is scheduled for 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 19, at Vanderbilt Law School, Room 105. All faculty and staff are invited to attend this informal discussion session with Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente.
Feb. 13, 2018—Assistant Professor of Health Policy Gilbert Gonzales took several students from his University Course "The Nation’s Health: From Policy to Practice" to the state capitol late last month to watch Gov. Bill Haslam’s final State of the State Address. This VU BreakThru blog post, written by Gonzales, highlights some of the governor's remarks that are pertinent to the course. Read more about University Courses and other internal faculty funding programs—including TIPs, Discovery Grants and Research Scholar Grants—at the VU BreakThru blog.
Feb. 12, 2018—This symposium will feature presentations by finalists for the 2018 Academic Pathways Fellowship program, which prepares postdocs to be highly competitive candidates for academic leadership roles.
Feb. 1, 2018—The Vanderbilt Center for Teaching hosted a Celebration of Learning Jan. 29 that featured 34 student projects, posters and presentations from across campus. Students from six colleges and schools exhibited their works celebrating immersive student learning.
Jan. 29, 2018—An ad hoc committee comprising faculty, administrators and staff from across the university has created a working definition of digital literacy for the Vanderbilt campus and produced a white paper that suggests both curricular and noncurricular ways of implementing digital literacy to advance the university’s mission.
Jan. 24, 2018—Read the January 2018 issue of "The Open Dore," Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente’s newsletter, which is now available online.
Jan. 22, 2018—Vanderbilt's largest-ever capital project will replace aging residence halls with innovative residential colleges that will transform the residential life for undergraduates.
Jan. 18, 2018—Twelve outstanding faculty members from across the university have been named to the 2018 class of Chancellor Faculty Fellows. The class comprises highly accomplished, recently tenured faculty from all corners of campus.
Jan. 17, 2018—Vanderbilt University celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a series of events on and off campus Jan. 15. The theme of the university’s 2018 commemoration was “Justice Through Collective Action: Fighting Oppression Without Suppression.”
Jan. 15, 2018—At its first meeting of 2018, the University Staff Advisory Council hosted Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente, who discussed key university initiatives including Immersion Vanderbilt, graduate education, international strategy, big data and more.
Jan. 15, 2018—Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente has appointed a search committee comprising faculty, students and alumni from a broad array of disciplines to identify the next dean of Vanderbilt’s College of Arts and Science.