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What’s On My Mind: The bright points of 2018

Dec. 21, 2018—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos reflects on Vanderbilt's work, progress and accomplishments over the past 12 months in his final column of 2018.

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Vanderbilt marks milestones on expanding educational opportunity

Dec. 17, 2018—Opportunity Vanderbilt is an integral part of how the university is working with the American Talent Initiative to help talented, lower-income students receive a world-class education.

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Alumni couple gives $5M to support student scholars, faculty leaders at Vanderbilt University

Dec. 3, 2018—The commitment from alumni Elizabeth Sauereisen Allen, BS’83, and Vanderbilt Board of Trust member Greg Allen, BA’84, builds on their legacy of generosity toward the university and continues their support for faculty and program leadership, as well as current and future student scholars.

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First-generation students talk about experiences at Vanderbilt

Nov. 29, 2018—Watch as first-generation college students talk about choosing Vanderbilt University and how they contribute to the cultural and intellectual life of the campus community.

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Chancellor’s Letter: The Vanderbilt Way

Nov. 19, 2018—Ten years ago we launched one of the nation’s boldest financial aid programs, Opportunity Vanderbilt, which replaced need-based loans with grants and scholarships. Our goal was to attract more and more supremely talented students to take part in our cherished undergraduate experience, regardless of their economic circumstances.

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Vanderbilt welcomes its most global, talented first-year class

Nov. 14, 2018—Vanderbilt's Class of 2022 has several notable distinctions, including being the most selective in the university's history with a 9.6 percent acceptance rate of all students.

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The Next Challenge

Oct. 22, 2018—John Geer takes the helm as dean of the College of Arts and Science.

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Vanderbilt 14th in 2019 ‘U.S. News’ rankings; named one of nation’s best values

Sep. 9, 2018—Vanderbilt retains its highest-ever No. 14 spot on "U.S. News & World Report's" annual college rankings, and is named the seventh best value in the nation.

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Message from the Alumni Association President: Your support drives Vanderbilt

Sep. 6, 2018—I believe deeply in the transformative experience Vanderbilt provides, and I give back as both a volunteer and donor to support our amazing university.

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‘Big and Bold’ annual impact report showcases university accomplishments

Aug. 20, 2018—Vanderbilt’s highest-ever national ranking, transformational investments in residential colleges and graduate education and research, and the most diverse first-year class ever are among the accomplishments highlighted in the university’s new annual impact report.

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Vanderbilt ranks No. 1 for Great Financial Aid

Aug. 7, 2018—Vanderbilt garnered additional high marks in the annual "Princeton Review" survey, including for "happiest students," "best quality of life" and "most beautiful campus."

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What’s On My Mind: Philanthropy is personal

Jun. 28, 2018—The impact of philanthropy is woven throughout Vanderbilt. Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos, who believes giving back is a privilege, shares his thoughts in the latest edition of his column.

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