Vanderbilt University Information Technology
Apr. 6, 2020—From protecting data to training on Zoom to ensuring systems function properly to answering phones for the university and Medical Center, more than 280 staff members behind computer screens are working diligently to keep the university running smoothly online.
May. 30, 2019—Vice Chancellor for Information Technology John Lutz reflected on reorganizing, customer service, digital security and professional development.
Sep. 16, 2018—To protect Vanderbilt’s email systems, all incoming emails are processed through Microsoft’s Exchange Online Protection (EOP) engine. This service includes a quarantine that captures emails that Microsoft determines to be spam and holds the suspected spam for 15 days before purging.
Jun. 25, 2018—Vanderbilt University's new identity system, VU Identity, went live today. The tool replaces the previous system, AccessVU, which is now a VUMC toolset.
Apr. 6, 2018—Faculty are invited to two town halls this month hosted by the Vanderbilt Research IT Service to share their input on new and planned IT services under development to support researchers.
Sep. 8, 2016—On Oct. 4, Vanderbilt IT and VUMC IT will upgrade the university LDAP service to ensure a more highly available and secure enterprise directory service.
Feb. 25, 2016—Vanderbilt University IT is showcasing its major projects and initiatives of fiscal year 2015 in a new highlights website.
Feb. 24, 2016—VIDL will accept proposals for funding of up to $500 for faculty and staff with preference given to requests for the purchase of digital equipment to aid with innovative projects in teaching or research.
Sep. 14, 2015—University department heads who gathered for a meeting Sept. 10 received progress reports from the leaders of Information Technology and the Division of Administration about the ongoing effort to transition the university and Vanderbilt University Medical Center into separate legal and financial entities.
Jan. 22, 2015—Clinical workstations throughout Vanderbilt University Medical Center will undergo an expansive upgrade early this year. Vanderbilt IT is entering into an operating lease with Dell Inc. to replace a significant number of clinical workstations located throughout VUMC’s hospitals and clinics.
Jul. 3, 2014—Vanderbilt IT has introduced a new wireless onboarding solution to help ensure that Vanderbilt students, staff and faculty have a more secure Wi-Fi connection.