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Celebration honors 11 new endowed chair holders

Dec. 5, 2017—Eleven Vanderbilt University faculty members named to endowed chairs were recognized for their outstanding scholarship and research during a celebration at the Student Life Center Nov. 29.

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Provost’s Open Dore on Location at MRB III Dec. 11

Dec. 5, 2017—The final Open Dore On Location of the fall semester is scheduled for 4 p.m. Monday, Dec. 11, at Medical Research Building III, Room 3131. All faculty and staff are invited to attend this informal discussion session with Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente.

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Faculty encouraged to submit Discovery and Research Scholar grant proposals

Dec. 4, 2017—The Office of the Provost invites faculty to submit proposals for the next round of Discovery Grants and Research Scholar Grants.

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New proposal development program hosts visit from Army Research Lab’s chief scientist to explore faculty partnerships

Nov. 29, 2017—The Army Research Lab's top scientist came to Vanderbilt to explore research collaborations with faculty through the provost’s new Leveraged Proposal Organization and Development program.

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15 faculty members elected as AAAS fellows

Nov. 20, 2017—Fifteen Vanderbilt faculty members conducting a range of biomedical and clinical research have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Six of the 15 have received funding through the university’s Trans-Institutional Programs initiative, which facilitates research and teaching collaborations across disciplines and are a core pillar of the university’s Academic Strategic Plan.

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Provost names committee to develop vision for College Halls programming

Nov. 17, 2017—Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost Susan R. Wente has named a new committee of faculty and staff members focused on developing the programmatic vision for Vanderbilt’s College Halls.

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

Nov. 16, 2017—Read the November 2017 issue of "The Open Dore," Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente’s newsletter, which is now available online.

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Zeppos names search committee for next vice chancellor for equity, diversity and inclusion

Nov. 16, 2017—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos has named a committee of university leaders, faculty, staff, a student and an alumna to lead the search for the next vice chancellor for equity, diversity and inclusion.

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Provost’s Open Dore on Location at Owen School Nov. 16

Nov. 7, 2017—The next Open Dore On Location is scheduled for 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, at the Owen Graduate School of Management's Averbuch Auditorium. All faculty and staff are invited to attend the informal discussion session with Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente.

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Tracey George named associate provost for faculty affairs

Nov. 6, 2017—Professor of Law Tracey E. George will join the provost’s office as associate provost for faculty affairs, helping advance the Academic Strategic Plan and support faculty development programming.

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New program provides support to faculty for grant proposals and funding opportunities

Nov. 3, 2017—The new Leveraged Proposal Organization and Development program — L-POD — supports faculty as they pursue grants and funding opportunities to bolster the university's competitiveness in research funding.

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Exceptions filed by the university in A&S union election

Nov. 3, 2017—Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost Susan R. Wente shared an update Nov. 3 on the challenged votes in the June 6 union election for non-tenure track faculty in the College of Arts and Science.

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