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The Open Dore: Fostering a culture of inclusion at Vanderbilt

Sep. 27, 2019—In this month’s edition of "The Open Dore" newsletter, William H. Robinson, interim vice provost for strategic initiatives, reminds us to keep moving forward towards Vanderbilt’s mission of making all members of our community feel included.

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‘Open Dore’ newsletter to feature new voices

Aug. 27, 2019—Susan R. Wente will share authorship of "The Open Dore" with members of the vice provost team while she serves in the interim chancellor role. Vanessa Beasley, vice provost for academic affairs and dean of residential faculty, discusses the importance of integrating discovery into the student experience in this month's newsletter.

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The Open Dore: Moving forward together

Apr. 19, 2019—In her April newsletter, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente reflects on the tenure and legacy of outgoing Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos as well as planning for the university's future.

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

Nov. 26, 2018—The key to Vanderbilt's success to date—and to its continued success—relies on building and sustaining an ecosystem and culture that fosters innovation, writes Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente in this month’s newsletter.

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

Oct. 25, 2018—Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente discusses advancing the arts and humanities at Vanderbilt in this month's newsletter.

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

Aug. 27, 2018—Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente provides an update on our shared spaces, reiterates our shared values, and announces the launch of a new shared initiative in the first "Open Dore" newsletter of 2018-19.

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‘Open Dore’: Affirming our values and welcoming all to a new academic year

Aug. 14, 2017—Vanderbilt stands with its colleagues and friends at the University of Virginia and in Charlottesville and reaffirms its deep and unwavering commitment to diversity, inclusion, mutual respect and civility, writes Provost Susan R. Wente in the August issue of "The Open Dore."

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

May. 18, 2017—Read the May issue of "The Open Dore," Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente’s newsletter, which is now available online.

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

Feb. 23, 2017—Read the February 2017 issue of "The Open Dore," Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente’s newsletter, which is now available online.

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

Jan. 25, 2017—Read the January 2017 issue of "The Open Dore," Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente’s newsletter, which is now available online.

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

Oct. 31, 2016—Read the October issue of "The Open Dore," Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente’s newsletter, which is now available online.

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

Aug. 31, 2016—Read the August issue of "The Open Dore," Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente’s newsletter, which is now available online.

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