Lutz named Vanderbilt University vice chancellor for development and alumni relations; Sweet to lead Information Technology
Apr. 14, 2021—John M. Lutz, who has served as Vanderbilt University’s interim vice chancellor for development and alumni relations since April 2020, will assume the role permanently, and Brett Sweet will assume leadership of Vanderbilt University Information Technology in addition to his finance leadership role, Chancellor Daniel Diermeier announced today. These appointments will take effect immediately.
Mar. 4, 2021—Do you need help with Wi-Fi or other technical issues? Contact VUIT—the Tech Hub is ready to assist all VU students, faculty and staff with any issues, requests or questions they may have.
Feb. 14, 2021—You might be missing important email messages if you are not checking your junk or quarantine folders. Releasing emails will add the addresses to your safe sender list and assure that messages consistently land in your inbox.
Feb. 12, 2021—Vanderbilt University Information Technology has launched a new systems status webpage. The new webpage offers a view of real-time operational status of the systems the Vanderbilt community uses every day, such as Wi-Fi, email, Zoom, Brightspace and YES.
Jan. 20, 2021—The Vanderbilt community now has another option for contacting VUIT when they need assistance—by texting 615-343-IT4U (4848). The number can be texted like any other cell phone number and will put you in touch with a VUIT employee who can assist you.
Jan. 11, 2021—The VU/VUMC shared Exchange Outlook address book separation is complete. With this change complete, there are a few things you may notice and may need to update.
Jan. 11, 2021—Starting this year, the Vanderbilt community will gain another option for contacting VUIT when they need assistance: SMS text. This new option will be available to the community beginning Jan. 18.
Jan. 4, 2021—As the new year begins, Vanderbilt University Information Technology is implementing a number of changes to resources and services that may impact you.
Dec. 16, 2020—Beginning Jan. 11, 2021, Vanderbilt will save Zoom cloud recordings for a maximum of 90 days. As a result, on Jan. 11 all cloud recordings made prior to Oct. 13, 2020, will be deleted from Zoom’s cloud storage, and recordings will continue to be deleted on a 90-day rolling basis.
Dec. 16, 2020—VUIT will offer training for faculty Jan. 7–20 on using audio-visual technology in the classroom. Both remote and in-person group sessions will be offered based on room and physical-distancing capacity. One-on-one training sessions also will be available on an as-needed basis.
Dec. 10, 2020—Accellion Secure File Transfer will be retired beginning Jan. 1, 2021, for Vanderbilt University users. In preparation for the retirement, VUIT recommends using OneDrive for Business for securely sharing or transferring files.
Nov. 16, 2020—Vanderbilt’s Oracle Cloud environment will undergo its next quarterly upgrade the weekend of Nov. 20–21. In addition, learn more about biweekly time reporting over the upcoming holidays and preparing for the transition to Oracle Recruiting and Onboarding.