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SkyVU to provide cloud-based support for university business applications

Mar. 21, 2016—The university's financial, administrative and research support systems will be supported centrally in the future using an Oracle-based solution dubbed "SkyVU."

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Vanderbilt partners with LaunchTN to support student startup pitch competitions

Mar. 17, 2016—Five Vanderbilt University student startup pitch competitions have won funding from Launch Tennessee as part of its Statewide University Venture Challenge, designed to support entrepreneurship among college students.

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Graduate Education Study Group issues report; Graduate School relocates to Alumni Hall

Mar. 14, 2016—The Graduate Education Study Group, charged with laying the course for the future of graduate education at Vanderbilt, has completed its work and issued its full report. In addition, Vanderbilt’s Graduate School has relocated from Kirkland Hall to its new home in Alumni Hall.

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Join provost for next Open Dore On Location March 16

Mar. 10, 2016—Vanderbilt faculty and staff are invited to attend Open Dore On Location, informal discussion sessions with Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan Wente. The next session will be March 16.

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Vanderbilt joins National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity

Mar. 10, 2016—As part of its commitment to supporting and expanding diversity, Vanderbilt University has become an institutional member of the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity.

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Learn more about ERP project at March 15 launch

Mar. 9, 2016—Come to the Enterprise Resource Planning system project launch March 15 to learn about the executive steering committee's vision for the project and its impact on Vanderbilt's future.

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Town hall meeting Monday will gather feedback on QEP proposals

Feb. 24, 2016—The Office of the Provost is soliciting feedback on three proposals under consideration for selection as Vanderbilt’s 2017 Quality Enhancement Plan. The campus community is invited to attend a town hall meeting at 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 29, in the Jean and Alexander Heard Library Community Room, during which members of the QEP subcommittees will share and discuss their ideas.

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Thirteen honored at endowed chair holder celebration

Feb. 19, 2016—Thirteen Vanderbilt University faculty members named to endowed chairs were honored for their academic achievements during a celebration Feb. 18 at the Student Life Center.

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Faculty encouraged to participate in job satisfaction survey

Feb. 3, 2016—Vanderbilt University will join peer institutions in the administration of a national survey on faculty job satisfaction in order to assess and, where necessary, make improvements to the faculty experience.

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Successful entrepreneur and innovator chosen to lead new Innovation Center

Feb. 1, 2016—Startup veteran Robert Grajewski has been chosen as the inaugural executive director of the newly created Vanderbilt University Innovation Center.

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Feedback requested on QEP finalist proposals

Feb. 1, 2016—The Office of the Provost is soliciting campus feedback on three proposals under consideration for selection as Vanderbilt’s 2017 Quality Enhancement Plan. The QEP is focused on Immersion Vanderbilt and will serve as a critical piece of the university’s reaffirmation of accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

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

Jan. 29, 2016—"We are midway through the academic year, and this time of year brings a flurry of activities to recruit new faculty," writes Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan Wente in the January issue of "The Open Dore."

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