Aug. 2, 2018—Vanderbilt University Information Technology has found that the racist, white supremacist emails received by members of the Vanderbilt community this week were sent from external systems using sophisticated masking techniques.
Jun. 12, 2018—Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center will temporarily shut down AccessVU from June 19 to 24. At the end of this timeframe, AccessVU will become the identity system for the medical center and VU Identity will be live for the university.
May. 15, 2018—As Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center continue to restructure into distinct entities, many shared technical systems must be reconfigured. Beginning June 25, Vanderbilt University will move to a new identity management tool called VU Identity.
May. 9, 2018—Beginning in May, Vanderbilt IT will start moving all current university SharePoint sites to SharePoint Online. Among its many features, SharePoint Online makes the process of creating a SharePoint site easier by leveraging templates.
Feb. 22, 2018—SkyVU hosts a community update webinar at 1 p.m. Friday with John Lutz, vice chancellor for information technology.
Feb. 19, 2018—As part of the Vanderbilt University and Medical Center reorganizations, VUIT will continue its voice network separation project to realign phone lines by building.
Feb. 14, 2018—Vanderbilt IT has released its annual Faculty and Staff Satisfaction Survey. This online survey is confidential and should take about five minutes to complete.
Jan. 31, 2018—This year the Internal Revenue Service has reported an increase in scams through phishing emails and fake phone calls. Remember, the IRS will never contact you by phone.
Dec. 14, 2017—From Jan. 8 through mid-February, the SkyVU team will offer weekly support meetings designed for specific roles.
Dec. 11, 2017—More than 600 faculty and staff participated in a town hall meeting Dec. 7 to learn more about the support options available once Oracle Cloud, which is part of the SkyVU program, goes live.
Dec. 7, 2017—Starting Friday, Dec. 15, university users will begin submitting a new form to place telephone orders and to request any voice service previously ordered in eProcurement.