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Vanderbilt hosts national Green Dot training

May. 22, 2014—Vanderbilt hosted a Green Dot Violence Prevention Strategy instructor certification training, drawing 44 participants.

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Eleven faculty honored with endowed chairs

May. 7, 2014—Eleven Vanderbilt University faculty members named to endowed chairs were honored for their academic achievements during a celebration April 30 at the Student Life Center.

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Prominent scientist, respected administrator Susan Wente named Vanderbilt provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs

Apr. 28, 2014—After an extensive national search, Susan R. Wente has been named provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos announced today.

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Benbow reappointed as dean of Peabody College

Apr. 21, 2014—Camilla P. Benbow has been reappointed as dean of Vanderbilt Peabody College of education and human development. The reappointment is for a five-year term, beginning July 1, 2015.

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University Update evokes pride and shares insight into Vanderbilt’s future

Apr. 11, 2014—The last ten years mark a tremendous period of growth in Vanderbilt’s history. Applications for undergraduate admission have increased by nearly 20,000, while the admission rate has dropped from 40 to 13 percent. Provost Richard McCarty shared these facts and much more with Nashville-area alumni, parents and friends during the University Update event on April...

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Dowell retiring as first dean of libraries

Apr. 10, 2014—Connie Vinita Dowell, Vanderbilt’s first dean of libraries, who worked tirelessly to expand the library system’s mission, modernize its facilities and services, and create a welcoming and engaging environment, will retire July 31.

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Vanderbilt-led effort to build new digital environments receives Mellon grant

Apr. 7, 2014—The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a strategic planning grant to Vanderbilt University to support the Committee on Coherence at Scale for Higher Education.

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Chancellor: University strikes bold path for the future

Apr. 3, 2014—New construction and the start of a new substantial academic venture capital fund were among the topics brought up by Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos during his address at Spring Faculty Assembly.

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Workplace civility requires courage, says provost at CARE kickoff event

Mar. 28, 2014—Staff and faculty from across the university and medical center convened March 25 for a discussion about civility in the workplace.

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Provost, others will discuss workplace civility March 25

Mar. 14, 2014—Provost Richard McCarty and others will discuss civility in the workplace at a lunchtime event on Tuesday, March 25.

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New center to help prevent sexual violence, provide support for survivors

Feb. 24, 2014—Project Safe, a Vanderbilt University program committed to preventing sexual assault as well as other forms of power-based personal violence, is being expanded into a free-standing center on campus.

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Vanderbilt revises guidelines for responding to active shooter

Feb. 20, 2014—As part of an ongoing review of emergency preparedness, Vanderbilt University has revised guidelines on how to respond to an active shooter situation on the campus.

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