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Vanderbilt University – Harnessing Technology to Advance Learning

Vanderbilt University – Harnessing Technology to Advance Learning.

Vanderbilt offers undergraduate programs in the liberal arts and sciences, engineering, music, education and human development, as well as a full palate of graduate and professional degrees.

Cutting-edge research, liberal arts education, nationally recognized schools of law, business, medicine, nursing and divinity, and one of the nation’s top-ranked graduate schools of education.

Vanderbilt’s environment allows students to tailor their education to meet their goals. Researchers have space to collaborate and address the complex questions affecting our health, culture and society.

Providing a gateway to greatness Vanderbilt draws the brightest students from across the nation and around the world.

Vanderbilt alumni can be found in Congress, on the judicial bench, in the pulpit, leading corporations, conducting innovative medical research, serving in their communities, major leagues and more.

Vanderbilt University - Harnessing Technology to Advance Learning

Accreditation – Honors and Rankings

Vanderbilt University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Vanderbilt is a member of the Association of American Universities.

Vanderbilt University - Harnessing Technology to Advance Learning

The Board of Trust is the governing body of the university. The chancellor, chosen by the Board of Trust, is the chief executive officer of the university. The current chancellor is Nicholas S. Zeppos.

Officers of the Board

  • Bruce R. Evans, chairman
  • Jeffrey J. Rothschild, vice chairman
  • Jon Winkelried, vice chairman
  • Shirley M. Collado, secretary

Campus Facts

  • Located a mile and a half southwest of downtown Nashville
  • Vanderbilt is home to more than 300 tree and shrub varieties and was designated an arboretum in 1988
  • The oldest building on the original campus was constructed around 1859
  • The Peabody College section of campus has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places as a National Historic Landmark since 1966
  • Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory located nine miles from campus also is listed on the National Register of Historic Places

Vanderbilt University - Harnessing Technology to Advance Learning

Vanderbilt University Research (FY 2017)

  • Total research expenditures funding: $237.3 million
  • Sponsored research and project awards: $230.0 million

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is an independent, nonprofit corporation that shares Vanderbilt University’s respected name and collaborates closely with the university through education and research.

With the only Level 1 (highest level) trauma center in Middle Tennessee and the region’s only Level 4 (highest level) neonatal intensive care unit, Vanderbilt University Medical Center includes Vanderbilt University Hospital, Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital, Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital, The Vanderbilt Clinic, and Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks.


For more information contact: Vanderbilt University Division of Communications – – (615) 322-2706

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