Susan R. Wente
Sep. 6, 2019—A newly released five-year progress report on the Academic Strategic Plan highlights many new initiatives, including several that enhance the student experience and elevate teaching and discovery.
Wente announces new council to advance university’s efforts around diversity and inclusion; annual diversity reports released
Sep. 4, 2019—Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente has announced the details of a new council to advocate for diversity and inclusion across all areas of the university. The council’s work will be informed and guided by the 2018-19 Chancellor’s Diversity Report, released today.
Aug. 30, 2019—A robust arts and humanities web portal, one of several initiatives designed by the Office of the Provost to champion the arts and humanities on campus and elevate their importance, is now live.
Aug. 30, 2019—Vanderbilt University’s senior leaders came together Aug. 28 for a daylong education workshop on unconscious bias. The event was conducted in support of the university’s commitment to embody the values of equity, diversity and inclusion and foster a culture of respect and belonging across campus.
Aug. 29, 2019—Actor, activist and former pro athlete Terry Crews will lead off the 2019-20 Chancellor’s Lecture Series on Monday, Sept. 9. The theme of the fall series is "Culture of Respect; Culture of Caring."
Aug. 28, 2019—Students, alumni, faculty and staff who have worked with Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente describe her as an educator, innovator and leader.
Aug. 28, 2019—Vanderbilt University’s Bass Military Scholars Program begins its inaugural year with the arrival of seven new scholars on campus this semester. The scholars, all of whom are U.S. military veterans, are pursuing professional degrees across several of Vanderbilt’s schools.
Aug. 27, 2019—Alumna Ann Hutcheson Price, an associate dean in the School of Medicine, will serve as Vanderbilt’s faculty athletics representative, following her appointment by Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente.
Aug. 23, 2019—Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente pledged to keep Vanderbilt on a strong path moving forward, with continued investments in faculty and the student experience, during her Fall Faculty Assembly address on Aug. 22.
Aug. 23, 2019—Vanderbilt’s most prestigious faculty prize for accomplishments in research, scholarship or creative expression was awarded to University Distinguished Professor of Law, Economics and Management W. Kip Viscusi on Aug. 22. He was one of 11 award recipients during Fall Faculty Assembly.
Aug. 23, 2019—A preeminent novelist, accomplished thought leaders and journalists on the frontlines of global issues, and pioneering cultural influencers comprise this fall’s Chancellor’s Lecture Series lineup at Vanderbilt University.
Moving forward, together: A message for the new academic year from Interim Chancellor Susan R. Wente
Aug. 21, 2019—Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente discusses her guiding principles of trust, transparency and teamwork, and the ways in which those principles are demonstrated at Vanderbilt, in a message to the university community marking the start of a new academic year.