Susan R. Wente Archives
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Nov. 1, 2017—Faculty are encouraged to submit proposals for the Library Collections Initiative, a chancellor- and provost-sponsored funding program that supports faculty research and scholarship.
Oct. 26, 2017—After two years of study and numerous listening sessions with students, postdoctoral fellows and providers, Vanderbilt has made the decision to transition to a new integrated model of care for campus resources that address mental health and well-being services for all students and fellows.