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In two years, TIPs awards have made significant impact

Jul. 17, 2017—More than 250 faculty members and several hundred students are addressing a vast range of topics through the TIPs award program. TIPs projects have secured more than $12 million in external funding.

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Bell to retire from Vanderbilt Institutional Research Group July 31

Jul. 17, 2017—Roberta Bell, who has led Vanderbilt’s institutional research arm since 2003, will retire from the university July 31. As executive director of the Vanderbilt Institutional Research Group, Bell has overseen the data-gathering and analysis efforts that help inform critical campus decision-making and planning.

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Brian L. Heuser named faculty director of Ingram Scholarship Program

Jun. 29, 2017—Following a committee-led search, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente has named Brian L. Heuser the new faculty director of the Ingram Scholarship Program.

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Vanderbilt School of Nursing breaks ground for new building

Jun. 22, 2017—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos, Provost Susan R. Wente and School of Nursing Dean Linda Norman celebrated the groundbreaking for the Vanderbilt School of Nursing's new building June 20.

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Vanderbilt School of Nursing breaks ground for new building

Jun. 21, 2017—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos, Provost Susan R. Wente and School of Nursing Dean Linda Norman celebrated the groundbreaking for the Vanderbilt School of Nursing's new building June 20.

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Research Scholar Grants awarded to 19 faculty projects

Jun. 21, 2017—Vanderbilt University’s Office of the Provost has awarded 19 Research Scholar Grants to fund faculty projects focused on innovative scholarship and creative expression.

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13 faculty proposals earn Discovery Grants

Jun. 21, 2017—Thirteen faculty proposals have earned Discovery Grants, one of Vanderbilt’s primary means of investing in advancing discovery in its core disciplines and strengthening the university's scholarly profile.

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High turnout for union elections, results tallied

Jun. 8, 2017—Faculty union election ballots were tallied in a June 6 public proceeding by the National Labor Relations Board.

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Faculty committee proposes plan for investment in graduate education and research

Jun. 1, 2017—Following a collaborative rapid cycle process, an ad hoc faculty committee has released a report identifying four proposed thematic areas for future investment in graduate education and research at Vanderbilt.

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International Strategy Working Group issues draft Executive Summary

May. 19, 2017—The International Strategy Working Group, charged by Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente last September with developing a plan to strengthen Vanderbilt’s international research, scholarship and creative expression efforts while raising the global profile of the university as a research institution, has produced a draft Executive Summary of its work.

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May issue of provost’s ‘Open Dore’ newsletter now available

May. 18, 2017—Read the May issue of "The Open Dore," Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente’s newsletter, which is now available online.

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First cohort of Academic Pathways Fellows chosen

May. 17, 2017—The innovative program addresses the acute need for greater diversity in the professoriate by offering a specialized postdoctoral program for scholars from underrepresented backgrounds.

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