Thomas Jefferson Award
Aug. 28, 2020—Chancellor Daniel Diermeier and Faculty Senate Chair Catherine McTamaney presented faculty awards for both spring and fall 2020 as part of the virtual faculty assembly held Aug. 27.
Apr. 29, 2020—Nominations are being accepted through Friday, May 29, for Vanderbilt’s top faculty awards, which recognize outstanding achievements in research and service to the university and demonstrate Vanderbilt’s appreciation for and commitment to excellence.
Apr. 24, 2020—Faculty may submit nominations for the Thomas Jefferson Award, given to a Vanderbilt faculty member for distinguished service through extraordinary contributions in the councils and governance of the university, through Friday, May 15.
Apr. 10, 2019—Nominations are now open for Vanderbilt’s top faculty awards, which recognize outstanding achievements in research and service to the university and demonstrate Vanderbilt’s appreciation for and commitment to excellence.
Aug. 24, 2018—Peabody College's Brian Heuser received the Thomas Jefferson Award Aug. 23 “for distinguished service to Vanderbilt through extraordinary contributions as a member of the faculty in the councils and government of the university.”
Aug. 24, 2018—Vanderbilt’s most prestigious faculty prize for accomplishments in research, scholarship or creative expression was awarded to Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology Kathleen Gould Aug. 23. She was one of 10 award recipients during Fall Faculty Assembly.
Mar. 12, 2018—Nominations are due April 15 for the university's top faculty awards, which demonstrate the university's appreciation for and commitment to excellence.
Mar. 7, 2018—Eugene TeSelle, a retired Divinity School professor who was a strong advocate on community issues ranging from urban neighborhood preservation to integrated schools, died March 1.
Chancellor presents top prizes, including new award for excellence in equity, diversity and inclusion research, at fall assembly
Aug. 25, 2016—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos presented seven faculty research awards, including two new awards for efforts that advance understanding of diversity, at the Fall Faculty Assembly Aug. 25.
Aug. 27, 2015—The Earl Sutherland Prize for Achievement and Thomas Jefferson Award for distinguished service were among those awarded Aug 27 at Fall Faculty Assembly in the Student Life Center.
Aug. 17, 2015—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will deliver his bi-annual address and present several of the university’s highest honors to faculty on Thursday, Aug. 27, at the Student Life Center.
Mar. 16, 2015—Oscar Touster, professor of molecular biology and biochemistry, emeritus, and the first chair of the Department of Molecular Biology in Vanderbilt’s College of Arts and Science and Graduate School, has died. He was 93.