Sep. 18, 2020—Vanderbilt’s Division of Government and Community Relations, in collaboration with the Office of the Provost, has launched “Vanderbilt, Let’s Vote,” a new initiative aimed at promoting voter engagement and increasing voter registration.
Sep. 2, 2020—The opening of Nicholas S. Zeppos College marks a milestone in the transformation of the West End Neighborhood, while a completed renovation on the Peabody College campus strengthens its learning community.
Aug. 23, 2020—Incoming first-year, transfer and Next Steps students were welcomed into the Vanderbilt community on Sunday during Founders Walk, an annual event that marks the start of the academic year as well as the students’ time at the university.
Aug. 5, 2020—Faculty may visit the classrooms in which they will teach undergraduate and graduate courses this fall from Monday, Aug. 10, through Friday, Aug. 21, as part of their preparation for in-person and hybrid teaching.
Jul. 17, 2020—Provost Susan R. Wente and the Faculty Senate will co-host a virtual town hall for faculty focused on classroom safety—including classroom protocols—on Monday, July 20. The live webinar from 11 a.m. to noon also will include a moderated question-and-answer session.
Jun. 19, 2020—Vanessa Beasley’s role as vice provost for academic affairs is expanding with oversight of four additional areas integral to the undergraduate education experience.
Jun. 17, 2020—While all incoming Vanderbilt undergraduates are expected to read "The Person You Mean to Be," the Commons Reading for 2020-21, the book will be particularly useful for anyone trying to understand the root causes of inequality.
Bordeau appointed president of Pulse: International Health and Safety Professionals in Higher Education
May. 20, 2020—Andrea Bordeau, global safety and security manager for Vanderbilt University, has been appointed the inaugural president of Pulse: International Health and Safety Professionals in Higher Education. The announcement of her appointment comes as Bordeau has worked to ensure the safety of Vanderbilt community members while abroad.
Apr. 27, 2020—The new Campus Connection Program will offer undergraduate students personalized support and guidance in navigating experiential learning and campus services related to their collegiate experience.
Apr. 20, 2020—Many Vanderbilt non-academic programs, camps and special events are being canceled for summer 2020 to protect the health and safety of the community during the coronavirus outbreak.
Apr. 13, 2020—Three new residential faculty have been appointed to help enrich the Vanderbilt educational experience beyond the classroom and build supportive and diverse communities on campus.
Apr. 8, 2020—Vanderbilt University is making a number of its campus residence halls available to serve as essential close-proximity housing for VUMC health care staff as they work around the clock to fight the global novel coronavirus disease.