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Search to begin for vice provost of equity, diversity and inclusion

Aug. 22, 2016—A national search will be launched this fall for the university’s first vice provost for equity, diversity and inclusion, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente announced today.

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Nwankwo named associate provost for strategic initiatives and partnerships

Aug. 18, 2016—Associate Professor of English Ifeoma Kiddoe Nwankwo has been named to the newly created position of associate provost for strategic initiatives and partnerships, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente announced today.

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Dean of Students expanding diversity, social justice and identity services

Aug. 18, 2016—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos has approved a reorganization and expansion of the Office of the Dean of Students to better support Vanderbilt’s rapidly changing student body.

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Vanderbilt joins President Obama, nation in lowering flag for Dallas police officers

Jul. 8, 2016—Vanderbilt students, faculty and staff gathered on Alumni Lawn July 8 to observe the lowering of the American flag to half-staff as a mark of respect for the victims of the attack on police officers July 7 in Dallas, Texas.

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

May. 23, 2016—Read the May 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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Nationally recognized career expert to lead Vanderbilt student professional development center

May. 16, 2016—Katharine S. Brooks, a nationally recognized expert with more than 25 years' experience supporting the career needs of college students and alumni, has been named the Evans Family Executive Director of Vanderbilt’s Center for Student Professional Development.

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Provost announces Immersion Vanderbilt Quality Enhancement Plan

May. 12, 2016—Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente announced today the selection of Vanderbilt University’s Quality Enhancement Plan. Design as an Immersive Vanderbilt Experience (DIVE) is intended to advance student learning and will be assessed for five years as a component of Vanderbilt’s reaffirmation of accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

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Vanderbilt University dependents with intellectual challenges to receive tuition benefit

May. 9, 2016—Vanderbilt University has decided to expand its popular dependent tuition assistance policy to include students with intellectual disabilities.

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Search launched for director of Vanderbilt Brain Institute; Emeson to serve as interim

May. 9, 2016—A national search will be launched this fall for the Barlow Family Director of the Vanderbilt Brain Institute, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente announced today. Current VBI Associate Director Ron Emeson will begin a term as interim director effective July 1.

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Message from Chancellor Zeppos on finalization of VU-VUMC transition

Apr. 29, 2016—The restructuring of Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center as separate legal and financial entities positions both institutions for even greater strength in the complex environments of higher education and health care, respectively.

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Vanderbilt University Medical Center independent entity effective April 30

Apr. 29, 2016—Effective April 30, Vanderbilt University Medical Center will be a fully independent, nonprofit entity following the completion of the transaction that separated it legally and financially from Vanderbilt University. The transition positions VUMC for future growth and investment, while preserving its tightly woven connections to the university in research and teaching.

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

Apr. 27, 2016—Read the April 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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