WHAT PRINCIPLES GUIDE FUTUREVU?
- FutureVU is a framework for the development of Vanderbilt’s campus over the next 20 to 30 years. The initiative considers core themes – such as connectivity and community enhancement, diversity and inclusion, accessibility, environmental sustainability, and preservation of the university’s historic, park-like setting – in support of Vanderbilt’s Academic Strategic Plan.
- Principles include:
- Connecting Vanderbilt’s community of neighborhoods
- Integrating academic, residential and trans-institutional spaces
- Respecting Vanderbilt’s historic identity
- Being a good citizen of Nashville and the region
- Promoting diversity and inclusion
- Making campus more walkable, bikeable and sustainable
- Preserving and expanding the campus’ park-like setting