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Professional Staff

Professional staff in the Office of the Dean of The Ingram Commons support the academic mission of the university and the pillars of The Ingram Commons Experience (intellect, community, personal well-being, self-discovery, and cultural awareness) through intentional programmatic and leadership development initiatives. Our programs are designed to both challenge and support students as they navigate their first year at Vanderbilt, and our goal is to connect students with valuable resources and learning opportunities that will help them achieve their academic and personal goals. Staff members plan, coordinate, and lead a number of programs and initiatives including but not limited to:

  • International Student Orientation
  • CommonVU Orientation
  • Vanderbilt Visions and VUcept
  • The Commons Leadership Council
  • The Commons Lecture Series
  • Commons Seminars
  • Fall For The Arts (Parents & Families Weekend)
  • The Commons Ball
  • The Commons Cup
  • The End of Year Block Party

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Tommy Anglim

Program Coordinator
E. Bronson Ingram College & Moore College

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Jennifer Atwood

Operations Manager for Residential Colleges

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Shonna Greer

Executive Assistant

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Grace Hollis

Program Coordinator
Warren College & Crawford House

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Chad Novak

Program Coordinator
Memorial House, North House, Stambaugh House, & West House

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Arriyon Parker

Program Coordinator
Nicholas S. Zeppos College, Rothschild College, & East House

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Emily Waddell

Program Coordinator
Gillette House, Murray House, & Sutherland House

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Michael Wallace

Assistant Director of the First-Year Experience
Hank Ingram House