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Final Open Dore on Location of spring at Central Library May 14

May. 8, 2018—The final Open Dore On Location of the spring 2018 semester is scheduled for 4 p.m. Monday, May 14, in the Central Library Community Room. All faculty and staff are invited to attend this informal discussion session with Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente.

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Provost-appointed committee releases programmatic vision for residential colleges

May. 7, 2018—A renewed programmatic vision for Vanderbilt's residential college system broadens and enriches the residential education experience for students, faculty and staff.

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Emilie M. Townes reappointed as dean of Vanderbilt Divinity School

May. 7, 2018—Emilie M. Townes, E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Professor of Womanist Ethics and Society, has been reappointed as dean of the Vanderbilt University Divinity School.

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Study: Transparency, competition key to improving legislators’ performance

May. 2, 2018—Politicians will work harder at their jobs when their performance is reported to constituents early in their terms—but only where there’s a degree of competition from rival parties.

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Oak Ridge National Laboratory deputy speaks May 3 about lab’s history and mission

Apr. 27, 2018—Oak Ridge National Laboratory's deputy for science and technology, Michelle Buchanan, will speak at Vanderbilt May 3 about the laboratory's 75-year history and its modern mission.

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April issue of provost’s ‘Open Dore’ newsletter now available

Apr. 27, 2018—Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente provides updates on the many academic working groups, task forces and strategy planning committees putting finishing touches on drafts of their reports, proposals and plans, and discusses next steps in the process of implementing them.

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New report aims to elevate Vanderbilt, amplify faculty research

Apr. 26, 2018—A report just released by the Committee for Enhancing Faculty Voices in the Public Sphere offers a trio of proposals to elevate Vanderbilt’s national and global profile while helping inform a public hungry for expert knowledge.

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E. Bronson Ingram College’s two halls named for distinguished alumni

Apr. 26, 2018—Astronomer Edward Emerson “E.E.” Barnard and journalist Christine Sadler Coe will be memorialized on campus as the halls of the new E. Bronson Ingram College are named in their honor.

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Vanderbilt moves forward in planning process for future academic capital investments

Apr. 25, 2018—Vanderbilt University has taken the next step in the discovery and planning processes for future capital investments in science and engineering, and humanities and the Arts and Science historic core.

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Sitaraman named Carnegie Fellow to support research into democracy

Apr. 25, 2018—Law professor Ganesh Sitaraman was named an Andrew Carnegie Fellow—the university’s third in four years—and awarded $200,000 to support his research. Thirty-one fellows were named nationally.

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Todd Weinman to lead new University Counseling Center

Apr. 24, 2018—Provost Susan R. Wente announced today that psychologist Todd Weinman, a seasoned mental health administrator, has been named as the inaugural director of the new University Counseling Center.

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New initiatives announced to boost Vanderbilt’s international reach, profile

Apr. 23, 2018—Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente has announced strategic initiatives to strengthen the university’s global reach, to be paired with an international strategy developed by the Division of Communications.

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