Sep. 6, 2019—A new gender harassment web portal, a cross-campus collaborative effort led by the Office of the Provost, is designed to advance Vanderbilt’s prevention of and response to gender harassment.
Sep. 6, 2019—A newly released five-year progress report on the Academic Strategic Plan highlights many new initiatives, including several that enhance the student experience and elevate teaching and discovery.
Jun. 10, 2019—Jermaine Soto has been named director of faculty development in the Office of Faculty Affairs, Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs Tracey George has announced. Soto also will work closely with the Office of Inclusive Excellence and the Office of Research to support their faculty development programs.
Jun. 5, 2019—Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente has announced new appointments for Vanessa Beasley and Tracey George as part of leadership promotions and reorganizations within the provost’s offices.
May. 3, 2019—Vanderbilt University Board of Trust Chairman Bruce R. Evans has appointed a Chancellor Search Advisory Committee to assist in the search for the university’s ninth chancellor.
Mar. 29, 2019—University-employed faculty members and postdoctoral fellows employed by Vanderbilt University are invited to participate in a campus survey on sexual harassment.
Nov. 16, 2018—Political science professor Cindy Kam will lead a new steering committee to guide actions and areas for study for an initiative focusing on women students, faculty and postdocs, announced earlier by Provost Susan R. Wente.
Sep. 23, 2018—Faculty proposals for the 2019 cycle of University Courses are due Monday, Nov. 12. The University Courses initiative allows faculty to introduce and teach innovative courses to students from across each of Vanderbilt’s schools and colleges.
Jan. 17, 2018—Birmingham alumni recently enjoyed the legal insights of Tracey George, the Charles B. Cox III and Lucy D. Cox Family Professor in Law and Liberty.
Nov. 6, 2017—Professor of Law Tracey E. George will join the provost’s office as associate provost for faculty affairs, helping advance the Academic Strategic Plan and support faculty development programming.
Sep. 25, 2017—A faculty working group has released a comprehensive report that shares findings from the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education (COACHE) faculty satisfaction survey conducted last year.