Author: Melanie Moran
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.
Feb. 6, 2017—The 2017 class of Chancellor Faculty Fellows comprises highly accomplished, recently tenured faculty from across the university.
Oct. 6, 2016—The discoveries that can change the course of human health forever often begin in the tiniest places: in molecules and cells, at the most fundamental intersection of physics, chemistry and biology. Understanding how these cellular and molecular processes work is the focus of basic biomedical research at Vanderbilt.
May. 9, 2016—A national search will be launched this fall for the Barlow Family Director of the Vanderbilt Brain Institute, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente announced today. Current VBI Associate Director Ron Emeson will begin a term as interim director effective July 1.
Apr. 14, 2016—Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente announced today that Lawrence J. Marnett will be named dean of basic sciences in the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine at the time of the legal separation of the university and Medical Center.
Mar. 17, 2016—Bonnie Dow, Michele Johnson and Kristy Sinkfield are among the nominees for the 2016 ATHENA Award from Nashville Cable.
Jan. 21, 2016—Fourteen outstanding faculty members from across the university have been named to the 2016 class of Chancellor Faculty Fellows. The class comprises highly accomplished, recently tenured faculty from the humanities, social sciences, life and physical sciences, and clinical sciences, as well as business, education and engineering.
Dec. 14, 2015—Vanderbilt University and Medical Center filed documents with the Tennessee Attorney General Dec. 14 related to their transition to two separate legal and financial entities.
Sep. 4, 2015—Vanderbilt University is leading an effort with 10 other post-secondary institutions to increase the diversity of faculty, staff and executives in higher education in Tennessee.
Aug. 19, 2015—Faculty members are encouraged to view and comment on proposed changes to the Faculty Manual. The comment period is from Aug. 18 to Sept. 4.
May. 11, 2015—An in-depth exploration of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan to significantly reduce carbon emissions from power plants is the topic of a two-day conference being held May 18-19 at Vanderbilt University Law School.