The Open Dore
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."
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.
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."
Feb. 24, 2015—Vanderbilt fosters a distinctive culture characterized by strengths of collaboration, creativity and civility. It is a good time to reflect on these distinctions, writes Provost Susan Wente in the February issue of "The Open Dore," her monthly newsletter.