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Nichols-Chancellor's Medal

chancellor-medals-drawingThe Nichols-Chancellor’s Medal is awarded by Vanderbilt University to those persons who define the 21st century and exemplify the best qualities of the human spirit. It was established by Edward C. Nichols, Jr. (Law ’70) and his wife, Janice Nichols, in memory of Edward Carmack Nichols and Lucile Hamby Nichols.

Senior Day is held the day before Vanderbilt’s annual Commencement ceremony.

The Nichols Humanitarian Fund is a companion scholarship fund to the Nichols-Chancellor's Medal.

Previous Nichols-Chancellor’s Medal Winners

2015

Walter Isaacson

 

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2014

Regina Benjamin

 

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2013

Toni Morrison

 

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2012

Tom Brokaw

 

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2011

Wangari Maathai

 

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2010

Khaled Hossein

 

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2009

D. Kearns Goodwin

 

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2008

Bob Geldolf

 

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2007

Muhammed Yunus

 

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 2006

Laura Bush

 

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Future Commencement Dates

 2017  -  May 10, 11, 12
 2018  -  May 9, 10, 11
 2019  -  May 8, 9, 10

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