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    • 09/04/2014 - 4:30 p.m.
      Chancellor's Lecture Series - Sheryll Cashin
      <p><img alt="" height="100" src="https://events.vanderbilt.edu/uploads/2014-09-04_0842.jpg" width="100" /></p> <p>Join author, law professor, civil rights activist, and Vanderbilt alumna <a href="http://www.law.georgetown.edu/faculty/cashin-sheryll-d.cfm">Sheryll Cashin</a> as she makes a fresh and original argument for bettering affirmative action. Based on her highly acclaimed book <em>Place, not Race: A New Vision of Opportunity in America</em>, Cashin reimagines affirmative action and champions place-based policies that support children who have thrived despite exposure to poverty.</p> <p>This timely and important lecture celebrates several special events at Vanderbilt - the launch of the 2014-15 Chancellor's Lecture Series, the 30th anniversary of the Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center and the Association of Vanderbilt Black Alumni.&nbsp; As an original founder of the Black Cultural Center, Cashin has played a vital role in positioning Vanderbilt as a place of opportunit…  Read More...