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Message from the Chancellor

Chancellor Zeppos portraitCongratulations on your admission to Vanderbilt!

Vanderbilt is renowned for its intellectually challenging academic offerings, and it is loved by students for its sense of balance and vibrant, supportive community. On this campus, you will encounter more interesting people, lively debates and new ideas than you thought possible.

As a university community, we take great pride in preparing tomorrow’s leaders through a world-class educational experience distinguished by informed and creative teaching. We are also committed to providing an intriguing and engaging diversity of social, creative, cultural and service opportunities from which students can choose and explore.

Here, you will experience life as a scholar of a private research university while enjoying the abundant cultural offerings of the great city of Nashville. As Vanderbilt’s chancellor, I stand ready to partner with you in your academic journey, and the entire university community is eager to welcome you!


Nicholas S. Zeppos