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Vanderbilt University Details

  • Country : United States of America
  • City : Nashville
  • acronym : Vandy
  • kafa : 1873
  • dalibai (kimanin.) : 13000
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Vanderbilt University ne mai zaman kansa ma'aikata da aka kafa a 1873.

Koyarwa kudade a Vanderbilt University ne $45,000 (Aprox.).

Vanderbilt University yayi wani m kewayon dalibi ayyukan. Located in Nashville, ko Music City, akwai yalwa da kashe-harabar zaɓuɓɓuka saboda cin abinci, shopping, music da kuma nisha. A harabar, Helenanci kungiyoyin wasa a babban rawa a rayuwar zamantakewa, da kimanin 40 bisa dari na daliban da alaƙa da Girkanci rai. All dalibi dalibai a Vanderbilt da ake bukata domin zama a harabar, kuma freshmen zama tare a The Commons, wanda yana da shida LEED bokan kore dorms. The Commodores, mai suna for Vanderbilt kafa “Commodore” Cornelius Vanderbilt, da teams a NCAA Division na kudu maso Conference. game da 35 bisa dari na dalibai dauki amfani da Vanderbilt ta binciken kasashen waje shirye-shirye, wanda aka miƙa a cikin fiye da 35 kasashen.

Vanderbilt ƙunshi 10 makarantu da kolejoji rufe tarbiyya daga al'adu to music to injiniya. Daga cikin digiri shirye-shirye ne top-ranked Peabody College of Education, kuma Human Development, wanda ya hada da yayi dalibi shirye-shirye, da sosai ranked Owen Digiri na biyu School of Management, School of Engineering, Law School, School of Medicine, kuma School of Nursing. Vanderbilt kuma da aka sani na da dalibi Blair School of Music, and the Vanderbilt University Medical Center is ranked one of the best in the nation. Tsohon shugaban da Shugaba na Time Inc. Ann Moore, NFL quarterback Jay Cutler kuma mawallafin James Patterson samu digiri daga Vanderbilt.

Schools / kolejoji / sashen / Darussan / ikon tunani


  • College of Arts and Science
  • Blair School of Music
  • Divinity School
  • School of Engineering
  • Makarantan digiri na biyu
  • Law School

tarihi


In the years prior to the American Civil War of 1861–1865, the Methodist Episcopal Church South had been considering the creation of a regional university for the training of ministers in a location central to its congregations. Following lobbying by Nashville bishop Holland Nimmons McTyeire, the author of an essay about black slavery whose father wasa cotton planter and a slaveholderin South Carolina, church leaders voted to foundThe Central University of the Methodist Episcopal Church, Southin Nashville in 1872. Duk da haka, lack of funds and the ravaged state of the Reconstruction Era South delayed the opening of the college.

A shekara, McTyeire stayed at the New York City residence of Cornelius Vanderbilt, whose second wife was Frank Armstrong Crawford Vanderbilt (1839–1885), a cousin of McTyeire’s wife, Amelia Townsend McTyeire (1827-1891); both women were from Mobile, Alabama. Lalle ne, the McTyeires had met at St. Francis Street Methodist Church in Mobile. Cornelius Vanderbilt, who was the wealthiest man in the United States at the time, was considering philanthropy as he was at an advanced age. He had been planning to establish a university on Staten Island, New York, in honor of his mother. Duk da haka, McTyeire convinced him to donate $500,000 to endow Central University in order tocontribute to strengthening the ties which should exist between all sections of our common country.

The endowment was eventually increased to $1 miliyan (roughly $19,973,867 a 2015 daloli) and would be only one of two philanthropic causes financially supported by Vanderbilt. Though he never expressed any desire that the university be named after himself, McTyeire and his fellow trustees rechristened the school in his honor. Vanderbilt died in 1877 without seeing the school named after him. They acquired land formerly owned by Texas Senator John Boyd (who chose to patronize the establishment of Trinity University, a Presbyterian university inSan Antonio, Texas instead), later inherited by his granddaughter and her husband, Confederate Congressman Henry S. Foote, who had built Old Central, a house still standing on campus.

One of the founding trustees, Hezekiah William Foote, was a Confederate veteran and the owner of four plantations in Mississippi, includingMount Holly. The Treasurer of the Board of Trust from 1872 to 1875, Alexander Little Page Green, whose portrait hangs in Kirkland Hall, was a Methodist preacher and a former slave owner. His son-in-law, Robert A. Sun, was a Methodist minister who served as the Financial Secretary on the Board of Trust from 1874 to 1882, retiring from the Board in 1902.

A farko gini, main Building, later known as Kirkland Hall, was designed by William Crawford Smith, a Confederate veteran who also designed The Parthenon; its construction began in 1874. A cikin fall na 1875, game da 200 students enrolled at Vanderbilt, and in October the university was dedicated. Bishop McTyeire was named Chairman of the Board of Trust for life by Vanderbilt as a stipulation of his endowment. McTyeire named Landon Garland (1810–1895), his mentor fromRandolph-Macon College in Virginia and then-Chancellor of the University of Mississippi, as chancellor. Garland shaped the school’s structure and hired the school’s faculty, many of whom were renowned scholars in their respective fields. Duk da haka, most of this faculty left after disputes with Bishop McTyeire, including over pay rates. When the first fraternity chapter, Phi Delta Theta, was established on campus in 1876, it was shut down by the faculty, only to be reestablished as a secret society in 1877. A halin yanzu, Old Gym, designed by Dutch-born architect Peter J. Williamson, was built in 1879–1880. By 1883, the Board of Trust passed a resolution allowing fraternities on campus, and more chapters were established in 1884.

a 1953, the School of Religion admitted the first African-American student to the University. a 1960, the School of Religion expelled a student who was one of the leaders of the emerging civil rights movement, James Lawson. Several faculty members resigned in protest. a 2005, Lawson was re-hired as a Distinguished University Professor for the 2006–2007 academic year, and named a Distinguished Alumnus for his achievements.

The Vanderbilt Board of Trust in May 1962 voted to accept African Americans in all schools, and first undergraduates entered the school the fall of 1964. The university drew national attention in 1966 when it recruited Perry Wallace, the first African-American athlete in theSoutheastern Conference (SEC). Wallace, from Nashville, played varsity basketball for Vanderbilt from 1967 to 1970, and faced considerable opposition from segregationists when playing at other SEC venues. a 2004, a student-led drive to retire Wallace’s jersey finally succeeded.

a 1979, Vanderbilt acquired Peabody College, then called theGeorge Peabody College for Teachers”, residing on 53 acres adjacent to the university. In the early 1980s, Vanderbilt University was a financial backer of the Corrections Corporation of America prior to its IPO.

a 2002, the university decided to rename Confederate Memorial Hall, a residence hall on the Peabody campus to Memorial Hall. Nationwide attention resulted, in part due to a lawsuit by the Tennessee chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy. The Davidson County Chancery Court dismissed the lawsuit in 2003, but the Tennessee Court of Appeals ruled in May 2005 that the university must pay damages based on the present value of the United Daughters of the Confederacy’s contribution if the inscription bearing the nameConfederate Memorial Hallwas removed from the building or altered. The Court of Appealsdecision has been critiqued by legal scholars. In late July 2005, the university announced that although it had officially renamed the building, and all university publications and offices will refer to it solely as Memorial Hall, the university would neither appeal the matter further, nor remove the inscription and pay damages.

a 2009, Vanderbilt instituted a no-loan policy. The policy states that any student granted admission and a need-based aid package will have an award that includes no student loans. a 2011, the Oakland Institute, an Oakland, California-based think tank, exposed Vanderbilt University’s US$26 million investment in EMVest Asset Management, a private equity firmaccused of ‘land grabbing,’ or taking over agricultural land used by local communities through exploitative practices and using it for large-scale commercial export farming … in five sub-Saharan African countries, including Mozambique, Afirka ta Kudu, Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.The revelation made international headlines, with coverage in The Guardian, and led to student protests on campus in 2012. By 2013, Vanderbilt administrators had caved in to the public outcry and divested from EMVest.


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