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Opportunity Vanderbilt

Scholarship brings Bridgette Brown home

Apr. 18, 2017—Bridgette Brown came to Vanderbilt for a world-class education but, in addition to finding a new home, she also discovered herself.

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Clark Charitable Foundation makes $15M gift to establish Clark Scholars Program at School of Engineering

Apr. 5, 2017—A visionary $15 million gift from the Clark Charitable Foundation to Vanderbilt University will establish the Clark Scholars Program at the School of Engineering.

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Love at first sight

Mar. 20, 2017—As the next in a series of student profiles related to Opportunity Vanderbilt, Christopher Huerta represents just one of the nearly 9,000 students whose lives have been changed by this financial aid initiative. For more information on Opportunity Vanderbilt, visit vu.edu/oppvu. If it hadn’t been for Disney World, Christopher Huerta may never have come to...

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Robert and Diane Levy announce $10 million gift to support Vanderbilt financial aid program

Feb. 8, 2017—Longtime Vanderbilt University supporters Robert M. Levy, BA’72, and his wife, Diane, have announced a new gift of $10 million to continue support for their scholarship fund.

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From Ironman to Vanderbilt

Jan. 26, 2017—Chandler Barnes talks about his vision for artificial intelligence and how technology can help solve global problems.

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Christiansen named to second leadership term at College Board

Nov. 21, 2016—Douglas L. Christiansen, Vanderbilt University’s chief enrollment strategist, has been elected to a second term as chair of the board of trustees for the College Board.

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How a scholarship made Vanderbilt a home

Nov. 1, 2016—William Bell represents just one of the nearly 9,000 students whose lives have been changed by Opportunity Vanderbilt.

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An Opportunity Vanderbilt scholarship made it possible for Jacqueline Machesky to come to Vanderbilt

Sep. 22, 2016—An Opportunity Vanderbilt scholarship made it possible for Jacqueline Machesky to come to Vanderbilt—and to build steel bridges.

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Vanderbilt maintains record-high No. 15 ranking in ‘U.S. News’

Sep. 13, 2016—Strong academics, research opportunities and a supportive living-learning atmosphere are credited for Vanderbilt retaining its No. 15 ranking in "U.S. News and World Report's" annual survey.

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Vanderbilt ranked 27th in ‘Money’ magazine poll

Jul. 14, 2016—"Money" magazine has named Vanderbilt No. 27 on its list of best-value colleges in the nation. More than 700 were evaluated.

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’Dore of Opportunity: Parents’ Example Sparks a Major Commitment to Students’ Financial Needs

Jun. 18, 2016—Hoping to ensure that the door to a Vanderbilt education is open to every talented student inspired Board of Trust member Dr. Robert Schiff Jr., BS’77, a Cincinnati pediatrician, to make a transformative $10,000,000 commitment to Opportunity Vanderbilt. Begun at the outset of the financial crisis in 2008, Opportunity Vanderbilt is the university’s initiative to replace all need-based...

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Zeppos tells Rotary Club that success of Vanderbilt and Nashville are entwined

Jun. 16, 2016—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos told civic leaders this week that the missions of Vanderbilt University – discovery, excellence and diversity — mirror those of Nashville, and the two institutions are each made stronger by that relationship.

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