Susan R. Wente
Apr. 13, 2016—First-year students will not be the only new faces at The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons this fall. Four new faculty heads of house have signed on to live in the first-year student community and help further its mission of easing the transition to university life and extending learning outside the classroom.
Apr. 11, 2016—An extraordinary collection of works by and about Paul Verlaine, one of France's most celebrated poets of the late 19th century, has been acquired by Vanderbilt University's W.T. Bandy Center for Baudelaire and French Studies.
Apr. 6, 2016—Members of the Vanderbilt community marked National Walking Day April 6 by taking group walks across campus in celebration of the university and Medical Center's commitment to a culture of wellness.
Mar. 31, 2016—Vanderbilt University will take the next step in extending students’ living experience beyond the classroom and enhancing student engagement and community on campus when it begins construction in mid-May on the new Vanderbilt Barnard residential college.
Mar. 31, 2016—Read the March issue of "The Open Dore," Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan Wente's newsletter, now available online.
Mar. 28, 2016—Vanderbilt University has received a $1.5 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to establish a new Center for Digital Humanities. The trans-institutional initiative will further Vanderbilt’s commitment to becoming a national hub of innovative digital humanities scholarship.
Mar. 23, 2016—Vanderbilt University has taken another step in fostering a culture that encourages reporting incidents of sexual assault on campus. Beginning in the fall of 2016, the Project Safe Center for Sexual Misconduct Prevention and Response will become a limited confidential resource for students.
Mar. 21, 2016—The university's financial, administrative and research support systems will be supported centrally in the future using an Oracle-based solution dubbed "SkyVU."
Mar. 17, 2016—Five Vanderbilt University student startup pitch competitions have won funding from Launch Tennessee as part of its Statewide University Venture Challenge, designed to support entrepreneurship among college students.
Mar. 14, 2016—The Graduate Education Study Group, charged with laying the course for the future of graduate education at Vanderbilt, has completed its work and issued its full report. In addition, Vanderbilt’s Graduate School has relocated from Kirkland Hall to its new home in Alumni Hall.
Mar. 10, 2016—Vanderbilt faculty and staff are invited to attend Open Dore On Location, informal discussion sessions with Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan Wente. The next session will be March 16.
Mar. 10, 2016—As part of its commitment to supporting and expanding diversity, Vanderbilt University has become an institutional member of the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity.