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Anchor Man: Nicholas S. Zeppos marks 10 years as Vanderbilt’s chancellor

Jun. 8, 2018—Ten years into his role as chancellor, Nicholas S. Zeppos has no plans to slow Vanderbilt’s rapid progress—and he wants to bring the rest of higher education along for the ride.

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Volunteer Leadership Weekend

Jun. 8, 2018—Two hundred enthusiastic alumni and parents gathered to support Vanderbilt as part of the university’s inaugural Volunteer Leadership Weekend, held Feb. 23–24.

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Student body president, vice president reflect on Vanderbilt experiences for ‘Zeppos Report’

May. 17, 2018—Before Class of 2018 graduates Jami Cox and Ryan Connor walked across the Commencement stage May 11, they joined Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos for one last conversation as Vanderbilt undergrads.

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What’s On My Mind: Building the Class of 2022

Apr. 5, 2018—Stories about what makes Vanderbilt special combined with the lasting value of a Vanderbilt education drive the university's strong showing in admissions, says Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos in this week's column.

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Engineering Leadership: Vanderbilt joins innovative Clark Scholars program

Feb. 26, 2018—Vanderbilt’s A. James Clark Scholars Program offers financial aid each year to 10 engineering undergraduates who have demonstrated a commitment to business leadership and civic engagement.

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America’s Happiest Students

Feb. 26, 2018—It should come as no surprise that The Princeton Review has rated Vanderbilt students “the happiest students in America” three of the past four years. Through great vision, strategic planning and diligent execution, Vanderbilt has created an exceptional environment for living and learning that is unparalleled in higher education.

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What’s On My Mind: Lessons of Black History Month inform our vision for the future

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.

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What’s On My Mind: Our commitment to residential colleges

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.

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Vanderbilt University ranks No. 4 on Kiplinger’s ‘best value’ list

Dec. 22, 2017—Vanderbilt University is ranked No. 4 among private universities on the "Kiplinger’s Personal Finance" list of 300 Best College Values for 2018, behind Princeton, Harvard and Duke.

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Alumni couple establishes scholarship to help make a difference

Dec. 18, 2017—Living and working in West Africa showed Drew and Kelly Scoggins that they wanted to make a difference. The alumni couple chose to give back by creating an Opportunity Vanderbilt scholarship.

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Creating opportunities for a world-class education #ActivateTalent

Nov. 14, 2017—Vanderbilt is working with other top-performing universities to #ActivateTalent in every community and ensure that every talented student has access to a world-class education.

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Chancellor Zeppos weighs in on The Tax Cut and Jobs Act

Nov. 9, 2017—Vanderbilt University Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos has issued the following statement regarding The Tax Cut and Jobs Act, the House tax reform package.

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