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Methodist campus minister named university chaplain, director of religious life at Vanderbilt

Aug. 9, 2012—The Rev. Mark Forrester, an affiliated United Methodist chaplain and campus minister at Vanderbilt, will now take on the top job as university chaplain and director of the Office of Religious Life.

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Vanderbilt tuition to increase only 1.9 percent

May. 9, 2012—The 1.9 percent tuition increase announced for Vanderbilt University in 2012-13 is significantly lower that those announced by many leading private universities.

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Endowed campus beautification fund allows major art acquisition

Apr. 30, 2012—Vanderbilt University has acquired a signature piece of art created by renowned American sculptor Mark di Suvero. The piece, Tumbleweed, was installed April 30 on the lawn between the Student Life Center and the E. Bronson Ingram Studio Arts building at the corner of 25th and Garland avenues. Funding for the piece comes from a...

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More than 400 groups approved for recognized student organization status, comply with nondiscrimination policy

Apr. 23, 2012—Updated May 1, 2012 After several months of discussion about how Vanderbilt University’s nondiscrimination policy might affect groups applying to be registered student organizations for the 2012-13 academic year, the registration process ended earlier this week. More than 400 student groups have agreed to comply with the nondiscrimination policy and will be recognized as registered...

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Celebration of Teaching May 2

Apr. 20, 2012—The Center for Teaching, in conjunction with the Graduate School, will host a celebration to mark the conclusion of another exciting year of teaching and learning at Vanderbilt. The 2012 graduates of the Center for Teaching’s Teaching Certificate program will be honored Wednesday, May 2, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at the Center for Teaching,...

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Four faculty named new heads of house at Ingram Commons

Apr. 6, 2012—Four new faculty heads of house will join The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons in August 2012. A committee of faculty, students and staff chaired by Dean of The Ingram Commons Frank Wcislo reviewed 20 applicants with a broad range of experience, interests and academic achievement and recommended finalists to Provost Richard McCarty, who made four...

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Vanderbilt students named Truman, Goldwater and Udall scholars

Apr. 5, 2012—Several Vanderbilt students have received national recognition from the Truman, Goldwater and Udall scholarship foundations for their potential to become leaders and visionaries in the science, government and environmental fields, the Office of Honor Scholarships has announced. Emma Steigerwald, a member of the Class of 2013, has been named a 2012 Truman Scholar. She is...

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New endowed chair holders honored

Mar. 29, 2012—Nine Vanderbilt University faculty members named to endowed chairs were honored March 26 during a celebration at the Student Life Center. Their collective achievement “is, I think by any measure, extraordinary,” said Richard McCarty, provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs, in his introductory remarks.

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Students, administrators discuss nondiscrimination policy at Furman

Feb. 1, 2012—A highly charged atmosphere gradually evolved into a thoughtful and heartfelt discussion of the issues Jan. 31 in Furman Hall during a town hall meeting about Vanderbilt's nondiscrimination policy.

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Town hall meeting on non-discrimination policy set for Jan. 31

Jan. 23, 2012—Update: In anticipation of there being greater interest than the available venue will accommodate for this evening’s town hall meeting on the university’s nondiscrimination policy, the university has scheduled a live webstream of the event. It should be accessible at 6:15 p.m. to anyone on the Vanderbilt network. Watch the live stream. Current Vanderbilt students,...

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Iron Chef: Ingram Commons

Dec. 13, 2011—A group of undergrads are ready to take on chef masters in a food battle Iron Chef style! Come inside the Ingram Commons to see first year students battle it out with Vanderbilt dining’s best!

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Fauchet named dean at Vanderbilt School of Engineering

Dec. 8, 2011—Philippe Fauchet will be the new dean of the school of engineering at Vanderbilt University. Fauchet, currently chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Rochester, begins work at Vanderbilt July 1, pending approval by the Vanderbilt Board of Trust.

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