women at VU
Apr. 9, 2021—Provost Susan R. Wente is among five members of the Vanderbilt community who were honored recently by the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center. The center presents annual awards to recognize those at Vanderbilt who have demonstrated leadership, fostered mentorship, promoted gender equity and contributed significantly to the advancement of women at VU.
Jan. 31, 2021—The Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center is seeking nominations for its annual awards that recognize and honor Vanderbilt community members for their contributions to the advancement of university women. The deadline to submit nominations is Friday, Feb. 26.
Oct. 26, 2020—The Provost’s Women's Advancement and Equity Council will hold two listening sessions the first week of November for faculty and postdoctoral fellows to discuss gender equity concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sep. 4, 2020—Vanderbilt University will honor Constitution Day on Thursday, Sept. 17, with a focus on the centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution featuring a conversation with Elaine Weiss, author of "The Woman’s Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote."
Aug. 26, 2020—At a time when Americans are voicing their opinions at the ballot box and in other ways, Vanderbilt University is joining people across Tennessee and the nation in commemorating the centennial of the long-fought battle to secure a woman’s constitutional right to vote.
Aug. 21, 2020—The Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center will sponsor the online screening of a short film followed by a discussion on Wednesday, Aug. 26, to mark Women’s Equality Day, which commemorates the 1920 adoption of the 19th Amendment.
Aug. 20, 2020—The Hon. Claudia Bonnyman, JD’74, discusses the role her great-grandfather, Gov. A.H. Roberts, played in Tennessee's ratification of the 19th Amendment and the battle for women's suffrage.
Aug. 19, 2020—As the United States commemorates the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment's ratification, which opened the door for women’s suffrage, female students, faculty, staff and alumnae share their voting memories and reflect on why the right to vote is important to them.
Aug. 17, 2020—Vanderbilt University is celebrating the centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which opened the door for a woman’s right to vote, with a series of upcoming events.
Feb. 19, 2020—Throughout 2020, Vanderbilt University will mark the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which guarantees women’s constitutional right to vote. Vanderbilt will recognize the anniversary through a new website, educational programming, lectures, community events, historical exhibits, art displays and more.
Feb. 6, 2020—Christina West, associate vice chancellor for federal relations, has been appointed to the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities Board of Directors. She will serve as an ad-hoc non-voting government relations representative for a three-year term.
Feb. 5, 2020—These sessions will provide opportunities for staff members at Vanderbilt to learn about the Staff Women’s AdVancement and Equity Council's subcommittees, meet council members, and engage in conversation on the status of women at Vanderbilt.