News & Events

Dr. Melinda Buntin Receives Mike Curb Endowed Chair Honor

April 27, 2018

Crowd honors eight new endowed chair recipients Apr. 27, 2018, 4:14 PM Colleagues, friends and family gathered April 25 to honor eight Vanderbilt University faculty named to endowed chairs. Susan R. Wente, provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs, opened the ceremony by noting that 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of endowed chairs at Vanderbilt, but the tradition itself dates back nearly 300 years in America – with an English merchant endowing a chair in divinity at Harvard.

Carlos Grijalva Selected for Membership to Academy for Excellence in Education

April 16, 2018

Congratulations to Carlos Grijalva for his selection for membership to the Academy for Excellence in Education! About the Academy for Excellence in Education:  The Academy for Excellence in Education was established in November of 2006. Our Founding membership was comprised of 44 Distinguished Medical Educators. The collective currently consists of 110 faculty. The Academy provides a forum to foster higher levels of participation and promote excellence and scholarship in the delivery of education to health professionals.