Susan R. Wente
Jan. 11, 2016—Janiece Harrison, a finance, administration and research administration leader with 25 years of experience at Vanderbilt, has been named director of the newly created Sponsored Programs Administration, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan Wente announced today.
Jan. 7, 2016—Mark Wallace, director of the Vanderbilt Brain Institute and a prolific and distinguished neurobiologist and mentor, has been named dean of the Vanderbilt University Graduate School, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan Wente announced today.
Dec. 21, 2015—Vanderbilt University is ranked No. 3 among private universities on the "Kiplinger’s Personal Finance" list of “Best College Values” for 2016, behind only Princeton and Harvard universities.
Dec. 17, 2015—The Vanderbilt University Class of 2019 is finishing up its first semester on campus this week, and it does so as the most selective, academically qualified, and ethnically and geographically diverse entering class in school history.
Dec. 15, 2015—"With the dedication and hard work of everyone in our community, we have focused on making progress in advancing our strategic initiatives in discovery and learning, charting the future of the university and Medical Center, expanding our support of diversity and inclusion, and prioritizing open dialogue," writes Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan Wente in the latest issue of The Open Dore.
Dec. 14, 2015—Timothy P. McNamara, professor of psychology, will step down as vice provost for research and international affairs Dec. 31, concluding a one-year appointment to the role and more than a decade of service to the Office of the Provost. He plans to return to full-time research and teaching.
Dec. 10, 2015—Following an extensive national search, Padma Raghavan, a distinguished researcher in high-performance computing and computational science and engineering and a proven academic research enterprise leader, has been named Vanderbilt University’s next vice provost for research.
Dec. 2, 2015—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 sessions are Dec. 7 and 17.
Nov. 23, 2015—Ten members of Vanderbilt University’s faculty have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Nov. 16, 2015—Provost Susan Wente issued a statement Nov. 16 affirming the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion and providing resources for Vanderbilt community members in the event they feel these values have been breached.
Nov. 12, 2015—From a new product to combat childhood malnutrition in Guatemala to a low-cost capsule for stomach cancer screenings to preserving the history of slave societies, Vanderbilt is helping find solutions, making discoveries and changing lives.
Nov. 9, 2015—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos today launched the University Courses initiative, a key component of Vanderbilt’s Academic Strategic Plan, to promote new and creative trans-institutional learning at the undergraduate, graduate and professional levels.