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Opportunity Vanderbilt

Vanderbilt’s expanded aid initiative crosses $200 million milestone

May. 11, 2015—Gifts and pledges to Opportunity Vanderbilt, the university’s expanded and ongoing financial aid initiative, have crossed $200 million.

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From Access to Impact: Opportunity Vanderbilt scholarship recipients aim high

Apr. 13, 2015—A service leader who spent last spring break in Ghana. A younger brother and Best Buddies member. A mass transit planner. And a spinal-cord injury researcher. Four undergraduate students—each a scholarship recipient, each enriching the Vanderbilt community. In the midst of the financial collapse of 2008, Vanderbilt took a bold step to replace all need-based...

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Chancellor asks for faculty input during Spring Faculty Assembly address

Apr. 2, 2015—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos thanked faculty March 31 for their valued contributions to the university and exhorted all faculty members to add their voices as the university moves forward with its Academic Strategic Plan and other high-priority endeavors.

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From Access to Impact: Opportunity Vanderbilt Scholarship Recipients Aim High

Mar. 23, 2015—A glimpse into the lives of four scholarship recipients shows not only how Opportunity Vanderbilt is empowering individuals, but how they are contributing to Vanderbilt, their communities and the world.

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Grassroots Effort Yields First AVBA Scholarship

Mar. 23, 2015—Candace Grisham, Class of 2018, has been named the first recipient of the Association of Vanderbilt Black Alumni Scholarship.

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Vanderbilt joins consortium of universities meeting full student financial need

Feb. 3, 2015—Vanderbilt is among four colleges and universities joining the Consortium on Financing Higher Education. COFHE is an organization of private colleges and universities that share a commitment to excellent undergraduate education and affordability.

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From Vanderbilt to Vancouver, Bruce and Vicki Heyman Tackle Challenges as a Team

Dec. 23, 2014—When Bruce Heyman was asked to serve as U.S. ambassador to Canada, he and his wife, Vicki, were ready for the challenge.

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Vanderbilt’s Christiansen to lead trustees at College Board

Nov. 10, 2014—Douglas L. Christiansen, Vanderbilt University’s chief enrollment strategist, has been elected chair of the board of trustees for the College Board, the national organization that connects students to success and opportunity.

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A conversation with Faculty Senate Chair Paul Lim

Oct. 22, 2014—The Faculty Senate will play a key role in setting priorities and identifying resources in support of the university's Academic Strategic Plan, among other initiatives, according to Paul Lim, senate chair for 2014-15.

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Christiansen named vice provost for university enrollment affairs

Oct. 6, 2014—Douglas L. Christiansen has been reappointed dean of admissions and financial aid and named to the newly designated position of vice provost for university enrollment affairs.

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Leadership, diversity, academic talent define newest Vanderbilt class

Sep. 30, 2014—Vanderbilt University’s newest class is the most academically prepared and the most ethnically, economically and geographically diverse in Vanderbilt’s history

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Tennessee-based congressional staff spend day at Vanderbilt

Jul. 2, 2014—Tennessee-based congressional staff members spent the day on campus June 25 to learn firsthand about Vanderbilt services and resources.

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