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Ertel discusses newly formed Division of Communications at May USAC meeting

May. 18, 2018—The University Staff Advisory Council welcomed Vice Chancellor for Communications Steve Ertel as speaker at its May meeting. Last year, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos identified the need to pull the communications functions from the Division of Public Affairs and recruited Ertel to champion the restructure.

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New report aims to elevate Vanderbilt, amplify faculty research

Apr. 26, 2018—A report just released by the Committee for Enhancing Faculty Voices in the Public Sphere offers a trio of proposals to elevate Vanderbilt’s national and global profile while helping inform a public hungry for expert knowledge.

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What’s On My Mind: A lesson on public discourse from a Wyoming bookstore

Feb. 22, 2018—Vanderbilt's role in bringing faculty scholarship, insights and knowledge into the public discourse is the focus of a new university initiative, “Enhancing Faculty Voices in the Public Sphere.” Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos discusses the effort in this week's edition of "What's On My Mind."

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Town hall set for Feb. 20 on faculty public engagement

Feb. 5, 2018—The Committee on Enhancing Faculty Voices in the Public Sphere will conduct a town hall meeting on Feb. 20 to gather input from a diverse array of voices across campus.

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University launches effort to support faculty public engagement

Jan. 4, 2018—The university has named a committee charged with finding ways to assist Vanderbilt faculty who seek to further the impact of their achievements by communicating their research to broader audiences.

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Committee to study opportunities for Vanderbilt University Press

Sep. 18, 2017—Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente has charged a new committee comprising authors, faculty and university leaders to make strategic recommendations for Vanderbilt University Press.

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Elizabeth P. Latt to retire from News and Communications

Jun. 29, 2017—Assistant Vice Chancellor for News and Communications Elizabeth P. Latt will retire from her role as leader of external and internal university communications June 30 after 27 years of service to the university.

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Vanderbilt joins with the Preds for #UnitedInGold Day

Jun. 1, 2017—Commodore Nation is standing with our Nashville Predators by declaring June 2 “United in Gold Day.” Limited-edition T-shirts are available at the bookstore.

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Vanderbilt University appoints new vice chancellor for communications

Feb. 9, 2017—Vanderbilt University Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos today announced the appointment of Steve Ertel as the university’s vice chancellor for communications.

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