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Susan Wente Archives

Message from the Provost and the Chief Diversity Officer on post-election concerns

Dec. 6, 2016—"We stand with all members of the Vanderbilt community, of all backgrounds, including those who feel particularly at risk given the recent election," write Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente and Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion George C. Hill in a message to the Vanderbilt community.

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Survey launched to gather faculty feedback on university’s International Strategy Working Group

Dec. 5, 2016—The International Strategy Working Group seeks faculty guidance on the university’s international opportunities as well obstacles that may stand in the way.

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Nine Vanderbilt faculty members elected AAAS fellows

Nov. 25, 2016—Nine Vanderbilt University faculty members have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science this year.

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Reminder: TIPs pre-proposals due Nov. 28; University Courses proposals due Dec. 12

Nov. 15, 2016—Pre-proposals for the 2017-18 round of Trans-Institutional Programs (TIPs) are due Monday, Nov. 28, and proposals for University Courses are due Monday, Dec. 12.

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Building stronger, more diverse pipeline of future faculty is aim of new postdoctoral program

Oct. 24, 2016—An ambitious postdoctoral training initiative designed to prepare recently graduated doctorates for competitive academic careers will launch later this year, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos announced Oct. 24.

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Future of graduate and professional student housing focus of chancellor’s working group

Oct. 24, 2016—Developing housing options for graduate and professional students that extend learning and collaboration beyond the classroom and laboratory is the aim of a working group appointed by Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos.

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New, common office for postdoctoral affairs opens

Oct. 11, 2016—The Office for Postdoctoral Affairs will serve as a shared administrative home for all postdoctoral scholars at the university, housed within the Graduate School.

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Celebration honors nine endowed chair recipients

Sep. 28, 2016—Nine faculty members who hold endowed chairs were honored and donors were thanked during a festive celebration Sept. 26 at the Student Life Center.

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

Aug. 31, 2016—Read the August 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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Chancellor marks progress in university’s Academic Strategic Plan

Aug. 29, 2016—Vanderbilt University’s pioneering Academic Strategic Plan, now in its third year, continues to drive the institution forward, creating innovative solutions for the important issues facing society.

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Chancellor to officially open Center for Student Wellbeing Aug. 31 at Vanderbilt University

Aug. 24, 2016—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will officially open Vanderbilt University’s new Center for Student Wellbeing Wednesday, Aug. 31. The center is a further investment in student wellness resources—including those that address the needs of students of varying backgrounds.

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Reading, interactive technology gives students insight to African American athletics pioneer

Aug. 24, 2016—Faculty and staff at The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons are kicking off the newly revised Vanderbilt Visions curriculum for first-year students with an interactive activity that will give students, faculty, staff and visitors to campus an opportunity to learn more about African American athletics pioneer and Vanderbilt alumnus Perry Wallace.

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