Office of the Provost Archives
Nov. 7, 2017—The next Open Dore On Location is scheduled for 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, at the Owen Graduate School of Management's Averbuch Auditorium. All faculty and staff are invited to attend the informal discussion session with Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente.
Nov. 6, 2017—Professor of Law Tracey E. George will join the provost’s office as associate provost for faculty affairs, helping advance the Academic Strategic Plan and support faculty development programming.
Nov. 3, 2017—The new Leveraged Proposal Organization and Development program — L-POD — supports faculty as they pursue grants and funding opportunities to bolster the university's competitiveness in research funding.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.