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.
First-year students will not be the only new faces at The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons this fall. Four new faculty heads of house have signed on to live in the first-year student community and help further its mission of easing the transition to university life and extending learning outside the classroom.
Easing traffic congestion and improving the public transportation system are critical issues for the city, and the Vanderbilt community has the opportunity to interact with transit officials on those topics during an April 14 lunchtime conversation.
Following a multi-committee systematic review of the university’s course evaluation practices, Vanderbilt University will implement a new course evaluation system for the four undergraduate schools. The course evaluation form will include new questions that will go into effect in fall 2016.
As the date nears for Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center to transition to separate legal and financial entities, institutional leaders are requesting that all university and Medical Center departments place a moratorium on systems changes within the information technology environment surrounding the period of legal close.
In the wake of the March terrorist attacks that killed a Vanderbilt graduate business student on a school trip to Israel and an alumni couple working in Belgium, the undergraduate Vanderbilt Student Government passed bills honoring their memories.
The Department of Art will open its galleries to reveal the works of 12 graduating art majors. Senior Show 2016 will run from April 15 to May 13 in Space 204, the second-floor gallery at the E. Bronson Ingram Studio Art Center.