Apr. 2, 2019—Vanderbilt University Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos announced today that he will step down as the university’s eighth chancellor on Aug. 15 after more than a decade in the role. Zeppos plans to take a yearlong sabbatical before returning to the faculty as professor of law.
Mar. 29, 2019—Four campus women dedicated to advancing the cause of gender equity at Vanderbilt were recognized on Tuesday at the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center's annual awards ceremony.
Mar. 27, 2019—Vanderbilt engineering student Miti Joshi took a leap of faith when declaring her major. She ended up falling in love with computer science and launching Vanderbilt Women in Computing.
Mar. 26, 2019—Elect Her, a national organization addressing the gap in opportunities for women interested in pursuing public service or elected office, will host a free workshop on Sunday, March 31, in The Commons Center Multipurpose Room.
Mar. 25, 2019—In her March newsletter, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente offers a reflection in honor of Women's History Month.
Mar. 25, 2019—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos reflects on Women's History Month and the women who are leading at Vanderbilt.
Mar. 18, 2019—Peabody College senior Meredith Waites has been named the 2019-20 recipient of the Michael B. Keegan Traveling Fellowship, which aims to enhance the development of future leaders through world travel and experiential learning.
Mar. 15, 2019—The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a $1.5 million grant to Vanderbilt for renewed support of its Center for Digital Humanities.
Mar. 15, 2019—Erin Calipari, a principal investigator at the Vanderbilt Center for Addiction Research, has dedicated herself to making groundbreaking discoveries. As the daughter of Kentucky head basketball coach John Calipari, she's embracing her platform to share important scientific breakthroughs with people who might not otherwise be paying attention.
Mar. 13, 2019—Melissa Gresalfi, an innovator in examining and designing equitable classroom practices in learning environments, has been named the next dean of The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons, effective July 1.
Mar. 6, 2019—The Provost’s Steering Committee for Initiatives Focusing on the Status of Women has established four subcommittees to focus on key thematic pillars: institutionalized professional practice; campus climate; pay equity; and parental leave, childcare and family-friendly policies.
Feb. 28, 2019—Kyla Terhune, associate professor of surgery and director of the Surgery Residency Training Program in the Section of Surgical Sciences at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, has been named vice president for educational affairs for VUMC and associate dean for graduate medical education for Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Her appointment is effective July 1.