Susan R. Wente Archives
Nov. 7, 2016—Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente has appointed faculty from all 10 colleges and schools to the inaugural Vanderbilt University Research Council.
Nov. 2, 2016—Twenty-five new endowed chairs named in honor of Vanderbilt University’s founder will expand the faculty in support of the university's long-range vision to advance teaching and research.
Oct. 31, 2016—Read the October issue of "The Open Dore," Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente’s newsletter, which is now available online.
Oct. 27, 2016—More than 350 faculty and staff participated in a town hall meeting Oct. 25 to learn more about SkyVU, the new cloud-based Oracle solution that will provide support for many of the university’s financial, administrative and research support systems effective July 1, 2017.
Oct. 24, 2016—An ambitious postdoctoral training initiative designed to prepare recently graduated doctorates for competitive academic careers will launch later this year, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos announced Oct. 24.
Oct. 24, 2016—Developing housing options for graduate and professional students that extend learning and collaboration beyond the classroom and laboratory is the aim of a working group appointed by Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos.
Oct. 24, 2016—Vanderbilt University will host faculty, students and academic affairs professionals from more than 30 peer institutions for the third annual Residential College Symposium, to be held at The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons Oct. 27-29.
Oct. 17, 2016—A visionary $6 million gift to Vanderbilt from the Eskind family ensures that the Eskind Biomedical Library will support the next generation of scientists, physicians, students and patients.
Oct. 6, 2016—The discoveries that can change the course of human health forever often begin in the tiniest places: in molecules and cells, at the most fundamental intersection of physics, chemistry and biology. Understanding how these cellular and molecular processes work is the focus of basic biomedical research at Vanderbilt.
Oct. 6, 2016—Provost Susan R. Wente and Vice Chancellor George C. Hill have appointed a new faculty working group charged with analyzing and assessing the results of a faculty survey conducted last spring. The provost also has appointed a second working group charged with providing insights for each of the deans and their faculty.
Oct. 5, 2016—When Vanderbilt’s Graduate School relocated to Alumni Hall earlier this year, it was more than just a routine move from one office space to another. In a broader sense, it also represented a shift in philosophy—away from the more traditional notion of graduate education and toward a more holistic approach that better equips students for today’s fast-changing and heavily interconnected world.
Oct. 3, 2016—Read the September issue of "The Open Dore," Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente’s newsletter, which is now available online.