Mar. 14, 2016—Vanderbilt will launch new multiyear agreements with a select group of vendors for the purchase of all promotional apparel and awards by Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center departments, effective April 1.
Feb. 3, 2016—In preparation for Vanderbilt’s transition, the university HR Employee Service Center (ESC) will have a new, dedicated phone number beginning Feb. 8.
Dec. 21, 2015—As Vanderbilt University and the Vanderbilt University Medical Center near completion of their transition into separate legal and financial entities, Moody’s Investors Service has revised upward the university’s rating outlook to positive.
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.
Oct. 20, 2015—The Faculty Senate, in partnership with Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan Wente and Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs and Dean of the School of Medicine Jeff Balser, will host a second town hall meeting on the VU-VUMC reorganization Friday, Oct. 30.
Oct. 19, 2015—A university working group has established the model for a new office that will provide pre-award support for university faculty grant and contract proposals to external funding agencies following the VU-VUMC reorganization. A search for the new office's director also has been launched.
Sep. 14, 2015—The Vanderbilt University Board of Trust has elected the members of the governing board for Vanderbilt University Medical Center. This independent board will immediately begin planning for VUMC to operate as a separate entity and will govern the Medical Center once its financial and administrative transition from the university is complete.
Sep. 11, 2015—The Faculty Senate is organizing an Oct. 30 town hall to answer faculty questions about the transition of the university and Vanderbilt University Medical Center to separate entities.
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.
Jul. 16, 2015—All faculty are invited to attend a specially called Faculty Senate meeting on Thursday, Aug. 20, to discuss the Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center reorganization.