Feb. 7, 2018—Camilla P. Benbow and David Lubinski will receive The International Society for Intelligence Research’s 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award.
Jan. 25, 2018—Diverse: Issues in Higher Education has selected Vanderbilt professor Anjali Forber-Pratt for its 2018 Emerging Scholars issue.
Dec. 18, 2017—Lauren Benton will step down as dean of the College of Arts and Science effective Dec. 31. The provost will name an interim dean and a search committee in January.
Dec. 8, 2017—Eighteen journalists from Afghanistan to Vietnam visited the Wond'ry Dec. 7 to learn how it, and programs campus-wide, help women entrepreneurs.
Nov. 6, 2017—Professor of Law Tracey E. George will join the provost’s office as associate provost for faculty affairs, helping advance the Academic Strategic Plan and support faculty development programming.
Oct. 9, 2017—Melissa Thomas-Hunt, Vanderbilt’s inaugural vice provost for inclusive excellence, sees a big part of her new role as breaking down the traditional notions of “diversity.”
Aug. 14, 2017—In this role, Thomas-Hunt will help advance equity, diversity and inclusion in the trans-institutional research and educational missions of the university, building on the numerous efforts currently underway in the provost’s office and across academic affairs to create a welcoming environment for students, faculty and academic staff.
Jun. 28, 2017—Associate Vice Chancellor for University Affairs and Deputy Athletics Director Candice Storey Lee is one of 10 recipients of the minority scholarship award from the John McLendon Minority Scholarship Foundation. She will attend the 2017 LEAD1 Association Institute at the University of Colorado-Boulder from July 17-19.
Feb. 21, 2017—Vanderbilt education professor Carolyn J. Heinrich is among 14 scholars selected as 2017 fellows by the American Educational Research Association.
Aug. 18, 2016—Associate Professor of English Ifeoma Kiddoe Nwankwo has been named to the newly created position of associate provost for strategic initiatives and partnerships, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente announced today.
May. 16, 2016—Katharine S. Brooks, a nationally recognized expert with more than 25 years' experience supporting the career needs of college students and alumni, has been named the Evans Family Executive Director of Vanderbilt’s Center for Student Professional Development.
Mar. 31, 2016—The first winner of a Vanderbilt award to recognize faculty who contribute to diversity went to Linda Sealy of the School of Medicine.