Feb. 10, 2017—The Transition Management Office hosted its second TechShare on Feb. 6 with a focus on changes to an off-site data center, IT service management and identity management.
Oct. 19, 2016—Vanderbilt University's bond rating has been upgraded to AAA—the highest level— by a leading credit agency.
Aug. 3, 2016—Standard and Poor’s on Tuesday revised its credit outlook for Vanderbilt University to positive from the current stable position, based on the institution’s overall financial health.
Jun. 27, 2016—To reflect the changing employee communication needs of Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center, effective June 30, MyVU will be sent to all faculty and to university staff only.
Jun. 16, 2016—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos told civic leaders this week that the missions of Vanderbilt University – discovery, excellence and diversity — mirror those of Nashville, and the two institutions are each made stronger by that relationship.
May. 10, 2016—When we made the announcement in late 2014 that Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center would become separate legal and financial entities, there were of course many questions. We’ve done our best to answer those questions, and many more, and to keep everyone informed as we’ve worked to make this reorganization largely a “non-event” for as many of our people as possible.
Apr. 30, 2016—Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) is now operating as a fully independent, nonprofit entity, following the completion of the legal transaction on April 30 that separated it legally and financially from Vanderbilt University. The transition positions VUMC for future growth and investment, while preserving its tightly woven connections to the University in research and teaching.
Apr. 14, 2016—Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente announced today that Lawrence J. Marnett will be named dean of basic sciences in the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine at the time of the legal separation of the university and Medical Center.
Apr. 1, 2016—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos discussed the implementation of the university’s Academic Strategic Plan, the university and Medical Center transition to two separate legal and financial entities, groundbreaking research, and the university's examination of what community looks like at Vanderbilt in his Spring Faculty Assembly address.
Jan. 28, 2016—The legal transaction that will establish Vanderbilt University Medical Center as a separate legal entity from Vanderbilt University is now expected to occur in the second quarter of 2016 rather than in the first quarter as previously expected.
Jan. 11, 2016—Janiece Harrison, a finance, administration and research administration leader with 25 years of experience at Vanderbilt, has been named director of the newly created Sponsored Programs Administration, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan Wente announced today.