On My Mind Archives
Oct. 15, 2018—We must ensure that the artwork displayed at Vanderbilt celebrates role models that inspire all members of our rich mosaic, writes Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos in this week's column.
Oct. 8, 2018—The upcoming weekend's Reunion provides an opportunity to recognize the achievements of the remarkable alumni making a positive change in today's world, writes Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos in this week's column.
Oct. 1, 2018—We must recognize and embrace the disciplines within the arts and humanities that share in Vanderbilt’s mission-critical search for truth in the world, writes Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos in this week's column.
Sep. 24, 2018—Through the chancellor's signature lecture series and partner events like a newly announced book club, Vanderbilt aims to expand opportunities for students, faculty and staff to engage in meaningful dialogue with the leaders shaping global conversations today, writes Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos in this week's column.
Sep. 19, 2018—Athletics at Vanderbilt is played at the highest levels but different in one vitally important way: Excellence in the classroom is every bit as important as performance on the field, says Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos in this week's column.
Sep. 7, 2018—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos outlines the importance of amplifying Vanderbilt's reach and reputation globally in this week's "What's On My Mind" column.
Aug. 31, 2018—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos remembers Senator John McCain and how he modeled civil discourse through his service to our country in this week's edition of his column.
May. 10, 2018—In this week's column, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos shares the range of emotions—excitement, anticipation, optimism—evoked by Commencement as Vanderbilt's newest alumni start their next journey.
May. 3, 2018—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos reflects on the host of notable speakers Vanderbilt has welcomed this academic year, and the university's role as a convener of critical conversations and facilitator of civil discourse, in this week's column.