Cynthia Cyrus Archives
Chancellor launches University Courses trans-institutional initiative; proposals due Dec. 14
Nov. 9, 2015—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos today launched the University Courses initiative, a key component of Vanderbilt’s Academic Strategic Plan, to promote new and creative trans-institutional learning at the undergraduate, graduate and professional levels.
Task force named to prioritize Academic Strategic Plan health initiatives
May. 7, 2015—A new faculty task force has been appointed to prioritize and refine the eight health-related initiatives in the Academic Strategic Plan and to inventory existing health-related interdisciplinary centers and institutes at Vanderbilt.
New Vanderbilt IT team to upgrade classroom technologies, offer support and training
Mar. 27, 2015—Vanderbilt IT has formed a new Audio/Visual Design and Support Team to raise all classrooms to today's digital standards and offer support, training and day-to-day repairs.
Members named to Academic Strategic Plan committees
Oct. 27, 2014—Two committees tasked with fleshing out key initiatives in Vanderbilt’s Academic Strategic Plan are now staffed and ready to begin work.
OAK system testing planned for Sept. 7-20
Sep. 3, 2014—VUIT and Blackboard employees are working to address performance issues with OAK exacerbated by heavy use at the semester's start, part of an overall effort to test and configure the application for optimal performance.
Faculty directors named for new College Halls
Apr. 22, 2013—As Moore and Warren Colleges take shape at the corner of West End and 21st avenues, two award-winning faculty members have been named to lead the new residential colleges that are part of the College Halls at Vanderbilt system.