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Susan R. Wente Archives

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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Faculty proposals welcomed for Library Collections Initiative

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.

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VU and VUMC partner to redesign Mental Health Services

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.

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New cleanroom will boost nanoscale research

Oct. 25, 2017—The VINSE Cleanroom in the Engineering and Science Building more than triples the space that researchers have used in the Stevenson Center since 2003.

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Celebration honors 11 university endowed chair holders

Oct. 25, 2017—Eleven Vanderbilt University faculty members named to endowed chairs were honored Oct. 23 during a festive celebration at the Student Life Center.

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Provost announces expanded COACHE website with actions in response to faculty report

Oct. 23, 2017—Providing ongoing updates on initiatives related to the 2016 COACHE faculty satisfaction survey is the aim of the expanded COACHE website launched today by the Provost's Office of Academic and Faculty Affairs.

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Chancellor’s committee makes recommendations on humanities

Oct. 23, 2017—Building on current strengths and “seizing opportunities to make the humanities at Vanderbilt truly exceptional” are at the core of the report from the Chancellor’s Committee on the Humanities, posted online today.

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New educational technologies website showcases digital learning collaborations

Oct. 20, 2017—In support of the Academic Strategic Plan, the site highlights initiatives that bolster Vanderbilt’s commitment to new technologies and practices that advance teaching, learning and discovery.

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Provost’s Open Dore on Location at Blair School Oct. 25

Oct. 17, 2017—The next Open Dore On Location is scheduled for 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25, at the Blair School of Music. All faculty and staff are invited to attend the informal discussion sessions with Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente.

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Vanderbilt welcomes most diverse, accomplished class in history

Oct. 9, 2017—The entering freshman class is the most diverse and academically accomplished to date, the result of university leadership's commitment to making a Vanderbilt education affordable and accessible.

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