The Office of the Dean of Students serves a central role in student learning and development at Vanderbilt. Its many critical functions are detailed in its mission, purposes, and credo. To align with Vanderbilt’s strategic initiatives, DOS will focus on the following strategic priorities for the year.
- Execute the goals of the Academic Strategic Plan, specifically: a) Support Immersion Vanderbilt and co-curricular learning opportunities. b) Engage with faculty members through collaborations, partnerships, etc. c) Enrich the residential education experience through a focus on the College Halls system.
- Focus on equity, diversity, and inclusion, specifically implementing the recommendations contained in the Chancellor’s Committee on Diversity, Inclusion, and Community
Promote Mental Health and Wellbeing through current initiatives and future recommendations of the Chancellor’s committee.