Graduate Education


In Fall 2014, this group was charged with working to articulate a vision for the future of graduate education at Vanderbilt with an eye on the university's Academic Strategic Plan. Their work took into account national conversations and challenges facing the disciplines.

Study Group:
  • Victoria Greene, Stevenson Professor of Physics, College of Arts and Science; chair;
  • Rogers Hall, professor and chair, teaching and learning, Peabody College;
  • E. Duco Jansen, associate dean for graduate education, professor, biomedical engineering, School of Engineering;
  • Paul Lim, associate professor, history of Christianity, School of Divinity;
  • Hassane Mchaourab, Louis B. McGavock Chair, professor, molecular physiology and biophysics, School of Medicine;
  • Ifeoma Nwankwo, chancellor's higher education fellow, associate provost, strategic initiatives and partnerships, associate professor, English, College of Arts and Science;
  • Jennifer Reinganum, E. Bronson Ingram Professor of Economics, College of Arts and Science; and
  • Mark Wallace, dean, Graduate School; Louise B. McGavock Endowed Chair, professor, hearing and speech science, School of Medicine.
Work Product:

GESGReport_final Executive Summary of Key Recommendations

New Vision for Graduate Education at Vanderbilt


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