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Shared Governance Committee releases draft report; feedback invited

Mar. 14, 2018—The Shared Governance Committee has released a draft report of its work and invites feedback from all faculty ahead of a pair of town hall meetings scheduled for March 22 and 27.

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Lisa Monteggia to lead Vanderbilt Brain Institute

Mar. 12, 2018—Leading neuroscientist Lisa Monteggia has been named the Barlow Family Director of the Vanderbilt Brain Institute, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente announced today.

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Nine new endowed chair recipients honored

Mar. 5, 2018—Nine Vanderbilt University faculty members named to endowed chairs were honored during a celebration at the Student Life Center Feb. 28.

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Faculty can learn more about internal funding, resources at March 22 event

Mar. 5, 2018—More than 15 programs, including internal funding initiatives and professional development opportunities, will be showcased March 22 at the Faculty Funding and Resource Fair.

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Sexual misconduct task force continues focus on prevention as standing provost committee

Mar. 1, 2018—Formed in 2009 and charged with reviewing and recommending campus strategies for preventing sexual misconduct, the Provost’s Task Force on Sexual Assault’s continuing contributions are reflected in a name change for the group.

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Graduate and professional student housing project moves to next step

Feb. 22, 2018—The next phase of planning for a graduate and professional student village will engage an advisory firm tasked with identifying the best site, time frame and management model for the project.

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

Feb. 22, 2018—Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente discusses fostering a culture of respect for women and for everyone in the February issue of "The Open Dore," which is now available online.

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Provost’s Open Dore On Location at Law School Feb. 19

Feb. 13, 2018—The next Open Dore On Location is scheduled for 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 19, at Vanderbilt Law School, Room 105. All faculty and staff are invited to attend this informal discussion session with Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente.

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Committee defines digital literacy, creates white paper with suggestions for VU campus

Jan. 29, 2018—An ad hoc committee comprising faculty, administrators and staff from across the university has created a working definition of digital literacy for the Vanderbilt campus and produced a white paper that suggests both curricular and noncurricular ways of implementing digital literacy to advance the university’s mission.

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Vanderbilt’s Mellon-funded humanities partnership expands

Jan. 26, 2018—Vanderbilt's efforts to strengthen humanities education through a partnership with three schools expands to Fisk University, thanks to a $1.93 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

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

Jan. 24, 2018—Read the January 2018 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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Vanderbilt to transform West End into innovative academic and experiential center

Jan. 22, 2018—Vanderbilt's largest-ever capital project will replace aging residence halls with innovative residential colleges that will transform the residential life for undergraduates.

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