Susan R. Wente
Jan. 20, 2015—Provost Susan Wente has launched "The Open Dore," the official monthly newsletter of Vanderbilt's Office of the Provost.
Dec. 19, 2014—Minutes from the Vanderbilt Faculty Senate’s Nov. 6 meeting are now available online on the Faculty Senate website.
Dec. 4, 2014—Vanderbilt’s annual Senior Leader Walk was held at the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center field house for the first time on Dec. 2.
Dec. 2, 2014—Timothy P. McNamara has been appointed to a one-year term as vice provost for research, faculty and international affairs effective Jan. 1, 2015, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente announced Dec. 2.
Nov. 24, 2014—Twelve members of Vanderbilt's faculty have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science for their “scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications.”
Nov. 18, 2014—In the fall of 1980, Susan Wente entered college with a plan. The forensic and drama talent she’d displayed as a high school student in Emmetsburg, Iowa, had earned her a college scholarship, but Wente had settled on an eminently practical course of study—dental hygiene.
Nov. 14, 2014—Vanderbilt University Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos today announced the institution is embarking on a process to reconfigure Vanderbilt University Medical Center as a not-for-profit academic medical center that is financially distinct from the university. The move will give the medical center increased financial independence while preserving and growing the collaboration that has resulted in Vanderbilt's research, education and medical excellence.
Nov. 14, 2014—Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente will serve some of her family’s favorite dishes to students at Lunch Paper in Rand Hall during a special Tortellini Tuesday Nov. 18 from 5 to 7 p.m.
Nov. 10, 2014—Douglas L. Christiansen, Vanderbilt University’s chief enrollment strategist, has been elected chair of the board of trustees for the College Board, the national organization that connects students to success and opportunity.
Nov. 3, 2014—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos formally launched the new $50 million Trans-institutional Programs initiative outlined in the Academic Strategic Plan in an email to the Vanderbilt community earlier today.
Oct. 23, 2014—A new committee comprising faculty and staff has been charged with developing a vision for the future direction of the Vanderbilt University library system.
Oct. 6, 2014—Douglas L. Christiansen has been reappointed dean of admissions and financial aid and named to the newly designated position of vice provost for university enrollment affairs.