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

Nov. 29, 2016—Read the November 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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September issue of provost’s ‘Open Dore’ newsletter now available

Oct. 3, 2016—Read the September 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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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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March issue of provost’s ‘Open Dore’ newsletter now available

Mar. 31, 2016—Read the March issue of "The Open Dore," Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan Wente's newsletter, now available online.

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

Feb. 26, 2016—The February issue of "The Open Dore," the newsletter of Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan Wente, is now available online.

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

Dec. 15, 2015—"With the dedication and hard work of everyone in our community, we have focused on making progress in advancing our strategic initiatives in discovery and learning, charting the future of the university and Medical Center, expanding our support of diversity and inclusion, and prioritizing open dialogue," writes Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan Wente in the latest issue of The Open Dore.

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

Oct. 27, 2015—"What is our global strategy? Vanderbilt’s international presence and influence are critical to our mission to 'shape the future of higher education and to foster the creation of knowledge that together improve the human condition,'" writes Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan Wente in the October issue of "The Open Dore."

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Read latest issue of provost’s ‘Open Dore’ newsletter

Sep. 2, 2015—"The new academic year is off to a fast start! There is much to look forward to and much work to do to continue advancing 'One Vanderbilt,' as we pursue excellence and equity in our rich environments of discovery and learning," writes Provost Susan Wente in the August 2015 issue of "The Open Dore."

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

May. 27, 2015—"During my end-of-the-academic-year conversations with faculty and staff, there was great interest in hearing more about the plans for university investments in research. As reflected in the Academic Strategic Plan, Vanderbilt and the Provost’s Office have a broad and inclusive vision of research," writes Provost Susan Wente in the May 2015 issue of "The Open Dore."

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

Apr. 29, 2015—"As we near graduation, there is a bright light shining on the tremendous talent we have on campus – from the students celebrating well-earned degrees, to the faculty reflecting on a year filled with achievements in scholarship and promotions, to the staff knowing the immeasurable gratitude for their day-in, day-out service," writes Provost Susan Wente in the April 2015 issue of The Open Dore.

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March issue of ‘Open Dore’ newsletter now available

Mar. 31, 2015—"This summer we will welcome two new Deans – Lauren Benton, incoming dean of the College of Arts and Science, and Vanessa Beasley, incoming dean of The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons. Of great importance, both were identified and selected through representative processes – with the input of diverse search committees that reflect Vanderbilt’s broad constituencies," writes Provost Susan Wente in the March 2015 issue of "The Open Dore."

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