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Green named vice chancellor for public affairs

Dec. 19, 2018—Leading government strategist Nathan Green has been named vice chancellor for public affairs at Vanderbilt University, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos announced today.

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Search launched for vice chancellor for public affairs

Oct. 17, 2018—A national search has been launched for the leader of Vanderbilt University's local, state and federal government relations and community and neighborhood relations.

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Transit panel series continues; third installment features Kopstain, Getz

Mar. 16, 2018—More than 100 students, faculty, staff and community members attended the March 13 transit forum presented by Vanderbilt at the Student Life Center. The final forum is set for April 10.

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Vanderbilt experts showcase research at second transit forum

Feb. 26, 2018—The second installment of the spring transit forum series, held Feb. 23, featured four Vanderbilt professors sharing findings that brought further context to Nashville's proposed transit plan.

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Transit forum draws capacity crowd; next forum scheduled for Feb. 23

Feb. 1, 2018—A standing room only crowd of students, faculty, staff and community members filled the multipurpose room in Kissam Center Tuesday, Jan. 30 to learn more about Nashville's proposed transit plan.

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Vanderbilt calls for Supreme Court to strike down travel ban

Sep. 18, 2017—Vanderbilt University today joined 30 universities calling on the Supreme Court to strike down President Trump’s travel ban. This reflects Vanderbilt’s commitment to an inclusive campus environment that attracts talented individuals from around the world to learn from each other and work together to discover the solutions to societal problems.

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Nathan Green named Vanderbilt interim vice chancellor for public affairs

Feb. 16, 2017—Vanderbilt University announced today that Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos has appointed Nathan Green as interim vice chancellor for public affairs.

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Fortune plans departure from Vanderbilt

Dec. 9, 2016—After 16 years of service, Beth Fortune, vice chancellor for public affairs, has resigned her position and will transition into a departure from Vanderbilt, which she has planned for early next year.

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Election 2016: How in the World Did This Happen?

Sep. 30, 2016—Political scientist Marc Hetherington will analyze the 2016 election at the Williamson County Library Oct. 11 as part of "Vanderbilt at the Library."

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Communications survey provides valuable feedback for MyVU

Sep. 1, 2016—More than 800 faculty and staff responded to the survey about internal communications—specifically the MyVU suite of publications and HR communications. Overwhelmingly, respondents endorsed the MyVU twice-weekly e-newsletter.

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Inaugural Vanderbilt Community Profile provides snapshot of university demographics

Aug. 25, 2016—The Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion has released the university’s first Community Profile, providing a snapshot of the makeup of its faculty, staff and student populations.

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Dyer Observatory event honors National Park Service legend Ed Bearss

Aug. 17, 2016—Bearss, chief historian emeritus of the National Park Service and a Civil War expert, will attend a screening of a documentary about his life Sunday, Aug. 21, at 6:30 p.m.

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