Dec. 16, 2019—As part of the Office for Planning and Institutional Effectiveness’ enhanced mission and expanded scope, the Vanderbilt Institutional Research Group website has been decommissioned. Information is now maintained on a new website that features university data sources, tools and reports.
Jul. 17, 2019—A new office announced by the provost brings together data analysis and assessment skills into one central resource on campus.
Dec. 21, 2018—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos surprised VIRG’s Linda Forceno and Maureen Casey at the Mass Spectrometry Research Center with the Heart and Soul Staff Appreciation Award just prior to Winter Break.
Nov. 26, 2018—Olivia Kew-Fickus, a higher education administrator with two decades of experience in using data to support academic strategy and planning, has been named as the next leader of VIRG.
Jul. 30, 2018—Vanderbilt has launched a national search to find the next executive director of the Vanderbilt Institutional Research Group.
Jul. 17, 2017—Roberta Bell, who has led Vanderbilt’s institutional research arm since 2003, will retire from the university July 31. As executive director of the Vanderbilt Institutional Research Group, Bell has overseen the data-gathering and analysis efforts that help inform critical campus decision-making and planning.
Jul. 25, 2012—Students receiving bachelor’s degrees in May 2012 left Vanderbilt overwhelmingly satisfied with their university experience, results of an annual survey indicate. The survey found that 2012 graduates reported high levels of satisfaction with their overall experience, with residential life, and with career services offered by the university. Key survey findings include: Outgoing seniors reported overall...
May. 21, 2012—Vanderbilt University has been named the host institution for the Association of American Universities Data Exchange. The five-year appointment will take effect July 1, 2012. AAUDE is a public service organization whose purpose is to improve the quality and usability of information about higher education. More than 60 public and private research universities in the...