On My Mind Archives
Apr. 16, 2018—The principles of public service and civil discourse helped build the foundation of our democracy, and America’s universities play an important role in keeping those values thriving, Chancellor Zeppos says in his latest column.
Mar. 29, 2018—In this week's column, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos reflects on Vanderbilt's first race and reconciliation symposium and the role that civil discourse plays in untangling our nation's complex history.
Mar. 1, 2018—Women are essential to the success of Vanderbilt, and sexual harassment and sexual assault will never be tolerated here, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos says in this week's column.
Feb. 22, 2018—Vanderbilt's role in bringing faculty scholarship, insights and knowledge into the public discourse is the focus of a new university initiative, “Enhancing Faculty Voices in the Public Sphere.” Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos discusses the effort in this week's edition of "What's On My Mind."
Feb. 15, 2018—The lasting impact of the historic partnership between the federal government and America's research universities is the topic of this week's column from Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos.
Feb. 8, 2018—A number of remarkable African American leaders have moved Vanderbilt forward, and it’s their legacy upon which we continue to build our beloved community. In this week’s “What’s On My Mind,” Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos discusses their potent combination of courage and determination.
Feb. 1, 2018—Integral to Vanderbilt's mission of teaching, discovery and service is its staff, a remarkably diverse and talented team of 4,200 people. Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos recognizes the recent winners of the university's highest staff honors and all those who make the institution great in this week's edition of "What's On My Mind."
Jan. 25, 2018—In this week’s column, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos talks about Vanderbilt’s investment in residential colleges and how our brand of 24/7 immersive learning will shape students into America’s future leaders. “The Tennessean” also ran an op-ed by the chancellor this week on the university’s commitment to residential colleges.
Jan. 11, 2018—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos looks at sports as a gateway to social change in this week's edition of "What's On My Mind."