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Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Apr 2, 2019
Vanderbilt University Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos announced today that he will step down as the university’s eighth chancellor on Aug. 15 after more than a decade in the role. Zeppos plans to take a yearlong sabbatical before returning to the faculty as professor of law. Zeppos cited health concerns as the reason for the change. The Vanderbilt board voted to appoint Provost and Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente as interim chancellor beginning Aug. 15.