- George Alexander Heard
- Alexander Heard, chancellor of Vanderbilt University during the tumultuous years from 1963 to 1972, was committed to pluralism, freedom of expression, and self-government. His views helped to open up ... Continue Reading »
- Holland N. McTyeire
- Methodist Bishop Holland N. McTyeire is best remembered for his indispensable role in the founding of Vanderbilt University. As a key player in wresting a charter for a central university from the Met... Continue Reading »
- Vanderbilt University
- Vanderbilt University in Nashville owes its inception to the vision of a great university dreamed by the leaders of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, in the 1850s. Efforts to realize the dream we... Continue Reading »
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