Susan R. Wente
Sep. 22, 2014—Dennis G. Hall, professor of physics and of electrical engineering, will step down as vice provost for research and dean of the Graduate School Dec. 31, 2014.
Sep. 22, 2014—Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan Wente has appointed a new Graduate Education Study Group and charged it with laying the course for the future of graduate education at Vanderbilt.
Sep. 22, 2014—The work of the search committee appointed by Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan Wente to identify the next dean of the College and Arts and Science is underway.
Sep. 17, 2014—The Vanderbilt Board of Trust has approved a new approach to involve recent graduates in the university beyond their student days while expanding the opportunities for trustees to interact with all students at Vanderbilt.
Sep. 15, 2014—The provost's office has launched the Chancellor Faculty Fellows program to support and invest in outstanding junior faculty.
Sep. 15, 2014—The Office of the Provost is launching a new program: the Chancellor Faculty Fellows. The program reflects the university’s commitment to investing in outstanding junior faculty who have recently received tenure. This critical stage in the careers of faculty will be advanced with this timely support.
Sep. 11, 2014—Francis Wcislo, the dean who launched The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons at Vanderbilt University in 2006, has announced plans to step down from that role at the end of his current contract, June 30, 2015.
Sep. 10, 2014—Vanderbilt’s Project Safe Center celebrated its opening at the historic Cumberland House on West Side Row with an open house and remarks by university leaders Sept. 10.
Sep. 9, 2014—Vanderbilt University scored its best position ever in "U.S. News & World Report’s" ranking of national universities, finishing No. 16 after five years at No. 17.
Sep. 8, 2014—Cynthia J. Cyrus has been promoted to the position of vice provost for learning and residential affairs at Vanderbilt University.
Sep. 1, 2014—Noted political scientist John Geer has been named vice provost of academic and strategic affairs at Vanderbilt University.
Aug. 22, 2014—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos told the opening Faculty Assembly on Aug. 21 that Vanderbilt begins the academic year in an exceptionally strong position—academically, financially and culturally.