Susan R. Wente
Apr. 13, 2020—Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente has appointed a new advisory group composed of students from the Class of 2020 to provide feedback and engage in planning their postponed Commencement ceremony and related events that will now take place in May 2021.
Apr. 13, 2020—Three new residential faculty have been appointed to help enrich the Vanderbilt educational experience beyond the classroom and build supportive and diverse communities on campus.
Apr. 9, 2020—In her latest video message, Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente thanks the Vanderbilt community for continuing to focus on teaching, learning and discovery during times of tremendous change, with a special message for Vanderbilt’s faculty.
Apr. 9, 2020—On a virtual Spring Faculty Assembly website, Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente reflects on the university’s continued momentum and highlights faculty achievements.
Apr. 8, 2020—Vanderbilt University is making a number of its campus residence halls available to serve as essential close-proximity housing for VUMC health care staff as they work around the clock to fight the global novel coronavirus disease.
Mar. 30, 2020—Staff at Vanderbilt University have made the transition to online and alternative learning and remote work possible for many, all while prioritizing the safety, productivity and well-being of those in our university community, writes Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente in her latest "Open Mind" column.
Mar. 27, 2020—Brownlee O. Currey Jr., an alumnus, emeritus trustee, financial services executive and entrepreneur noted for his philanthropic leadership at Vanderbilt University and in the community, has died. He was 91.
Mar. 25, 2020—Vanderbilt University has taken the extraordinary action—in order to protect the health and safety of the community—of postponing Commencement and all of its related festivities originally scheduled for May 6-8. The Class of 2020 will be formally celebrated next spring.
Mar. 24, 2020—Vanderbilt University has tapped Lorenzo Candelaria, dean and professor of music at Purchase College, State University of New York, as the next dean of Vanderbilt’s Blair School of Music following an extensive international search.
Mar. 23, 2020—Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente offers thanks in a video message to the Vanderbilt community, and discusses how students, faculty and staff are harnessing creative and innovative solutions to continue their work and learning amid the COVID-19 pandemic in her latest "Open Mind" column.
Mar. 23, 2020—Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente has established a new Public Health Advisory Task Force to serve as a resource for the university during the COVID-19 pandemic.