Susan R. Wente
Aug. 3, 2015—In his new role, John M. Sloop will focus on the development and implementation of school-based educational technology initiatives and the university’s overall exploration of digital learning.
Jul. 20, 2015—Vanderbilt is launching a national search to find its next vice provost for research.
Jul. 16, 2015—All faculty are invited to attend a specially called Faculty Senate meeting on Thursday, Aug. 20, to discuss the Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center reorganization.
Jul. 13, 2015—A new title, “retired faculty,” and accompanying benefits have been created to recognize faculty who end full-time service to the university but are not granted emeritus or emerita status.
Jul. 6, 2015—A new, separate set of Frequently Asked Questions for faculty is online now.
Jun. 22, 2015—Seventeen cross-disciplinary projects involving 153 faculty from all 10 Vanderbilt colleges and schools have been selected for the initial set of awards from the new Trans-Institutional Program initiative.
May. 27, 2015—"During my end-of-the-academic-year conversations with faculty and staff, there was great interest in hearing more about the plans for university investments in research. As reflected in the Academic Strategic Plan, Vanderbilt and the Provost’s Office have a broad and inclusive vision of research," writes Provost Susan Wente in the May 2015 issue of "The Open Dore."
May. 11, 2015—Gifts and pledges to Opportunity Vanderbilt, the university’s expanded and ongoing financial aid initiative, have crossed $200 million.
May. 7, 2015—A new faculty task force has been appointed to prioritize and refine the eight health-related initiatives in the Academic Strategic Plan and to inventory existing health-related interdisciplinary centers and institutes at Vanderbilt.
May. 4, 2015—Recruiting and retaining exceptional and diverse graduate students who will go on to become leaders in their fields is the top priority for graduate education at Vanderbilt, a report from a faculty study group says.
May. 4, 2015—Providing coordinated support for international collaboration and research by Vanderbilt faculty and staff is the aim of a new office, Global Support Services, launched this spring by the Office of the Provost.
Apr. 29, 2015—"As we near graduation, there is a bright light shining on the tremendous talent we have on campus – from the students celebrating well-earned degrees, to the faculty reflecting on a year filled with achievements in scholarship and promotions, to the staff knowing the immeasurable gratitude for their day-in, day-out service," writes Provost Susan Wente in the April 2015 issue of The Open Dore.