C. Cybele Raver is Vanderbilt's provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs. An esteemed developmental psychologist whose leadership has spanned research, clinical, academic and administrative settings, Raver oversees all faculty, staff, programs and initiatives for Vanderbilt's 10 schools and colleges. She also leads the university's research, admissions, student affairs and residential life.
"It is time to realize our most soaring ambitions and unlock the tremendous human potential of each member of our Vanderbilt community through game-changing education, discovery and innovation.” - C. Cybele Raver, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Discovering new drug treatments to prevent brain disorders like Alzheimer’s disease. Driving inclusive innovation for Nashville’s and our nation’s economic growth. Transforming the athletics footprint on campus. Investing in rising faculty. Powering the next generation of young leaders and entrepreneurs through valuable student internships. Expanding access for all talented students, regardless of their financial circumstances. These are just a few of the myriad initiatives and opportunities coming to fruition through Dare to Grow, Vanderbilt University’s $3.2 billion comprehensive campaign.