Vanderbilt University has named its ninth chancellor.
Daniel Diermeier is the current provost at the University of Chicago and a renowned political scientist and management scholar.
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Mayor John Cooper is reassuring teachers and support staff that they will get the 3% pay increase promised by his predecessor, despite a budget crunch.
Cooper held a press conference at the Metro Courthouse this morning with school leaders to announce that he will go forward with cost-of-living adjustments scheduled for January. Those were first laid out by then-Mayor David Briley this summer.