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Open Mind: Committed to showing our work

Oct. 21, 2019—Transparency keeps everyone informed so we can engage in meaningful debate and give input on actions, and it builds trust and teamwork by setting clear and consistent processes, writes Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente in this week's column.

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Open Mind: Trust and optimism go hand in hand

Oct. 7, 2019—Trust is critical to our work together as a university community, and we can develop it by building connectedness across our different experiences, opinions and disciplines, writes Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente in this week's column.

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September issue of provost’s ‘Open Dore’ newsletter now available

Sep. 24, 2018—Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente discusses the recently launched Faculty Gateway and Shared Governance at Vanderbilt websites, designed to make searching for information easier and more intuitive, in this month's newsletter.

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Shared Governance at Vanderbilt web portal launches

Sep. 20, 2018—A new university website will better connect the Vanderbilt community to the various outlets for shared governance on campus and will serve as a repository for related best practice resources.

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Academic Strategic Plan enters 5th year, still igniting innovation across campus

Aug. 2, 2018—Heading into its fifth year, Vanderbilt’s Academic Strategic Plan continues to spark innovation and provide a roadmap in pursuit of the university’s mission. The plan’s impact is evident in all corners of campus as faculty, staff and students work collaboratively across disciplines, schools and colleges.

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Shared Governance recommendations focus on communication and expanded faculty engagement

May. 24, 2018—The Shared Governance Committee recommends expanding the partnership between administration and faculty, with particular attention paid to enriched communication and broaden faculty involvement.

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Shared Governance Committee releases draft report; feedback invited

Mar. 14, 2018—The Shared Governance Committee has released a draft report of its work and invites feedback from all faculty ahead of a pair of town hall meetings scheduled for March 22 and 27.

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Save the dates for Shared Governance town halls

Jan. 19, 2018—The Shared Governance Committee (SGC) will host a pair of town hall meetings in March to discuss and receive feedback on its report regarding shared governance at Vanderbilt.

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Faculty input sought at upcoming shared governance town halls

Nov. 29, 2017—The Shared Governance Committee has scheduled a series of town hall-style conversations to gather feedback from faculty about shared governance at Vanderbilt.

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Increasing faculty engagement aim of new Shared Governance Project

Nov. 17, 2016—Deeper faculty engagement in university decision-making and initiatives is the aim of the new Shared Governance Project being launched next month by Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos.

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