Susan R. Wente
Apr. 13, 2015—University leaders, students, faculty and staff gathered in the shadow of the university power plant Thursday, April 9 to celebrate Vanderbilt’s conversion from coal to natural gas for its heating, cooling and electricity needs.
Media Advisory: Chancellor Zeppos, senior administrators celebrate the end of coal power, demolition of iconic smokestack April 9
Apr. 7, 2015—On the eve of the demolition of the plant’s iconic smokestack, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will speak at a celebration of the conversion on Thursday, April 9, at 4:10 p.m.
Apr. 3, 2015—Professor of English Roy Gottfried is stepping down as Vanderbilt's faculty marshal after many years of service at Commencement.
Apr. 2, 2015—The proteins that control entry and exit from the cell nucleus influence aging, Vanderbilt researchers have discovered.
Apr. 1, 2015—Vanderbilt hosted a Day on the Hill breakfast reception for state legislators and staff members March 31 and showcased Vanderbilt's significant impact in each of Tennessee's 95 counties. The Melodores also performed.
Mar. 31, 2015—"This summer we will welcome two new Deans – Lauren Benton, incoming dean of the College of Arts and Science, and Vanessa Beasley, incoming dean of The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons. Of great importance, both were identified and selected through representative processes – with the input of diverse search committees that reflect Vanderbilt’s broad constituencies," writes Provost Susan Wente in the March 2015 issue of "The Open Dore."
Mar. 27, 2015—Staff and faculty from across the university and medical center convened March 25 for a discussion about building trust in the workplace.
Mar. 26, 2015—Vanessa Beasley, an expert in race, gender and diversity in U.S. political rhetoric, has been named the next dean of The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons at Vanderbilt University, effective July 1.
Mar. 24, 2015—Vanderbilt students, faculty and staff are invited to participate in town hall meetings to learn more about progress and provide input on key initiatives of the Academic Strategic Plan.
Mar. 19, 2015—Raising awareness about sexual misconduct and preventing sexual assault are the aims of a new awareness campaign launched this spring by the Vanderbilt Faculty Senate.
Mar. 17, 2015—In a message to the Vanderbilt University community March 16, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan Wente condemned vandalism at a fraternity house over the weekend and pledged that the matter would be fully investigated.
Feb. 27, 2015—Vanderbilt’s Office of Honor Scholarships was the host for a reception and informational session about the Marshall Scholarship featuring British Consul General Jeremy Pilmore-Bedford of the British Consulate General in Atlanta on Feb. 25.