Steve Ertel Archives
Jan. 30, 2019—Hiba Baroud, Jeffrey Bennett and Suzana Herculano-Houzel have been named to the first cohort of the Chancellor’s Public Voices Fellowship, a semester-long program designed to expand Vanderbilt’s global reach by amplifying the impact of faculty academic research.
Sep. 7, 2018—Nominations are now being accepted for the first cohort of the Chancellor’s Public Voices Fellowship, a new program designed to expand Vanderbilt’s global reach by amplifying the impact of faculty research through media training and enhanced strategic communications.
Aug. 13, 2018—James E. Page Jr., a nationally recognized leader in institutional diversity, has been appointed as Vanderbilt University’s vice chancellor for equity, diversity and inclusion and chief diversity officer, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos announced today.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Feb. 9, 2017—Vanderbilt University Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos today announced the appointment of Steve Ertel as the university’s vice chancellor for communications.