Feb. 17, 2020—In this month’s edition of "The Open Dore" newsletter, Vanessa Beasley, vice provost for academic affairs and dean of residential faculty, discusses the importance of discovery as an integral part of Immersion Vanderbilt.
Feb. 10, 2020—Jill Stratton, an experienced university leader at Washington University, will join Vanderbilt June 1 as assistant provost for experiential learning and associate dean for Residential Colleges.
Jan. 22, 2020—Applications for upper-division students to serve as fall 2020 orientation leaders for new undergraduates—including transfer and international students—are now open.
Nov. 12, 2019—Faculty who would like to learn more about serving in residential or programmatic roles within the university’s residential college system are invited to a Dec. 2 open house.
Fellowship program established by bestselling author James Patterson to bring distinguished visiting scholars to Vanderbilt
Oct. 28, 2019—Philanthropic support from bestselling author and Vanderbilt University alumnus James Patterson, MA’70, has established new fellowships that will bring distinguished visiting scholars to the university. The Patterson Fellowships will allow visiting scholars to stay for up to a week at Vanderbilt’s Residential Colleges, where they will discuss their work and interact regularly with students.
Oct. 23, 2019—The Faculty Senate will host a community conversation for faculty and staff from noon to 1 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 1, to discuss themes from the Chancellor’s Lecture Series event with presidential historians Doris Kearns Goodwin and Jon Meacham taking place the prior evening.
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.
Sep. 5, 2019—Faculty from all schools and colleges are invited to join members of the Immersion Faculty Steering Committee, which provides guidance to the Office of Immersion Resources, and Vice Provost for Academic Affairs Vanessa Beasley for an Immersion Vanderbilt information session on Tuesday, Sept. 10.
Aug. 28, 2019—Vanderbilt University’s Bass Military Scholars Program begins its inaugural year with the arrival of seven new scholars on campus this semester. The scholars, all of whom are U.S. military veterans, are pursuing professional degrees across several of Vanderbilt’s schools.
ImmersionHub launched; Class of 2022 can submit plan proposals, faculty can submit student opportunities
Aug. 25, 2019—Vanderbilt students and faculty now have access to ImmersionHub, a project management system designed to track the progress of Immersion Vanderbilt projects and provide information about the recently launched undergraduate degree requirement.
Dobson, Noble appointed to new leadership positions to advance inclusive excellence and student success
Jun. 28, 2019—Seasoned university leaders Frank Dobson and Rosevelt Noble have been appointed to new roles to further advance inclusive excellence programming and resources as part of the undergraduate experience.