Diversity at Vanderbilt Category
“Nepal is …”: International Recruiting in South Asia
Nov. 10, 2011—Admissions counselor John Nesbitt reflects on a memorable recruitment trip to Nepal.
What “Type” Are You?
Oct. 21, 2011—Undergraduate Admissions Counselor Carolyn Pippen breaks down the myth of Vanderbilt as a "type" school.
A Global Perspective at Vanderbilt
Feb. 7, 2011—International students comprised approximately 6% of the Class of 2014. Undergraduate students hail from 33 different countries and Vanderbilt students in total originate from 100+ countries. Studying at Vanderbilt will not only provide a top academic experience, but also a diverse experience.
Sep. 3, 2010—We’re currently working on developing a new landing page for our Black and Gold Bloggers. In the mean time, don’t forget to check out our student blog, Inside ‘Dores! We’ve got some great new material posted this week.
Exciting News from the International Student and Scholar Services Office
Jan. 13, 2010—The International Student and Scholar Services Office serves over 1300 internationals from 92 countries. The following are some upcoming events: International Lens– a film series with a global perspective, uses film screenings as a forum to promote conversation among Vanderbilt’s diverse community of students, faculty, and staff. International Lens strives to transcend geographic, ethnic, religious,...
On to Finals
Dec. 2, 2009—This is always an interesting time of year at Vanderbilt. Everyone has just returned from a week-long (plus two weekends) Thanksgiving Break. It’s not wise for us professors to suggest to our students that they’re going off on vacation for a week. The way our academic calendar is structured, students inevitably have some work, sometimes...
VU ranks 12th for economic diversity
Sep. 29, 2009—The New York Times draws attention to the important topic of economic diversity on American college campuses. U. S. News and World Report's ranking of top colleges by economic diversity is based on the percentage of undergraduates eligible for federal Pell grants.
2009 Vanderbilt Tenth Day Enrollment Report
Sep. 14, 2009—Annually, the Office of Enrollment Management takes the official enrollment snapshot for Vanderbilt University. This morning, our Vice Provost for Enrollment and Dean of Admissions issued a report to the University community regarding the incoming class of 2009 and the state of the enrollment for Vanderbilt.
MOSAIC 2009 Invites Nearly Out the Door
Feb. 13, 2009—Later today our office will be mailing invitations for MOSAIC 2009. This program is geared to highlite the vast diversity of Vanderbilt (One of the nation's most diverse and inclusive leading University according to a recent survey from the Journal of Blacks and Higher Education) for newly admitted students of color for the incoming class of 2009.
ED 1 Letters for Class of 2013 are in the Mail
Dec. 13, 2008—Happy December, The Early Decision letters have officially left 2305 West End Avenue as of noon today. I speak for our whole office when I say that this was a very impressive pool both academically and personally. Overall, the ED 1 pool was larger (albeit slightly) than in years past and while we were excited to see...
Oct. 3, 2008—I might have the greatest job in the world. I get to travel. I get to meet intelligent, interesting young people. When not traveling, I go to work on a beautiful campus in the middle of Nashville. I even have a season baseball ticket. Still, the best part is that I can make some...
Tenth Day Enrollment Update
Sep. 17, 2008— Recently, the annual “10th day” came and went here on Vanderbilt’s campus. Tenth day, uncreatively referring to the 10th day of the Fall semester when we line up all the students on alumni lawn and physically count them all. Well, not really, but we do take a final snapshot of the current state of...