10 years of progress led by Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos
"Today, we continue to respond to humanity's greatest challenges and provide solutions to its most pressing needs. … Our Vanderbilt community is one of welcome, inclusiveness and acceptance — firmly rooted in the principle of providing opportunities to all to flourish and succeed. We believe strongly in our people and the value that each student and faculty and staff member brings to our capacity to learn more deeply about ourselves and the world."
Nicholas S. Zeppos
Nicholas S. Zeppos was named Vanderbilt University's eighth chancellor on March 1, 2008, after serving as a member of the faculty and in many leadership roles since first joining the Vanderbilt community as assistant professor of law in 1987. In his first 10 years as chancellor, he has lead the university forward as a top academic research university committed to delivering a world-class education to all qualified students. Zeppos's commitment to accessibility, affordability and diversity has built a united community strengthened by its many perspectives and driven by its Academic Strategic Plan. Explore this website to learn more about the advances, commitments and initiatives that have distinguished Vanderbilt over the past decade.