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Chancellor’s Letter: Shaping the Course of Things

At Vanderbilt, there is no shortage of exploration. Every day our talented faculty, students and staff are driven to make discoveries—not just for the recognition, but for the chance to move the dial, to permeate the boundaries, to affect our society at large and for the better.

Malcolm Turner (left), Vanderbilt’s new vice chancellor for athletics and university affairs and athletics director, tours the McGugin Center his first day on the job with Candice Lee, associate vice chancellor for university affairs and deputy athletics director. (Vanderbilt University/Anne Rayner)

Commodore-in-Chief: Malcolm Turner brings an NBA executive’s perspective to his new role as Vanderbilt’s athletics director

Malcolm Turner, a former member of the National Basketball Association’s senior leadership team and president of the NBA G League, took the helm as Vanderbilt’s next vice chancellor for athletics and university affairs and athletics director Feb. 1.

Sen. Jeff Flake (second from right) fields questions from Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos (right), presidential biographer and visiting professor Jon Meacham (left), and This American Life producer Zoe Chace at the Jan. 17 Chancellor’s Lecture Series event. (Vanderbilt University/Steve Green)

Conscience of a Conservative: Former Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake speaks at Chancellor’s Lecture Series

Former Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake drew a capacity crowd at Vanderbilt’s Langford Auditorium on Jan. 17 as part of the Chancellor’s Lecture Series, discussing shifts in the Republican Party, the midterm elections, and fiscal challenges facing the federal government.

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Chancellor’s Letter: The Vanderbilt Way

Ten years ago we launched one of the nation’s boldest financial aid programs, Opportunity Vanderbilt, which replaced need-based loans with grants and scholarships. Our goal was to attract more and more supremely talented students to take part in our cherished undergraduate experience, regardless of their economic circumstances.

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The Goldfather: With David Williams’ retirement, a golden era of Commodore athletics ends

As 70-year-old Williams nears the end of a 15-year run leading Vanderbilt athletics—and his 27th year as a senior administrator in higher education—he is ready to hand over leadership of a department that has made enormous strides during his tenure.