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Vanderbilt Returns Donation, Axes 'Confederate' From Residence Hall Name - NBCNews.com;

Vanderbilt Returns Donation, Axes 'Confederate' From Residence Hall Name - NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comVanderbilt Returns Donation, Axes 'Confederate' From Residence Hall NameNBCNews.comJust days before students return to campus, Vanderbilt University has changed the controversial name of one of its residence halls. Vanderbilt's "Confederate Memorial Hall" is now just "Memorial Hall." After recent years of debate over the building ...and more »

Daughters of the Confederacy reluctantly accepts Vanderbilt deal - The Tennessean;

Daughters of the Confederacy reluctantly accepts Vanderbilt deal - The Tennessean

The TennesseanDaughters of the Confederacy reluctantly accepts Vanderbilt dealThe TennesseanTennessee's chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy said Tuesday it "had no legal option or alternative but to accept" $1.2 million from Vanderbilt University that will allow the school to rename a building the group helped finance. A ...and more »

Daughters Of The Confederacy Unsure How It'll Use Money From Renaming Vanderbilt's Memorial Hall - WPLN;

Daughters Of The Confederacy Unsure How It'll Use Money From Renaming Vanderbilt's Memorial Hall - WPLN

WPLNDaughters Of The Confederacy Unsure How It'll Use Money From Renaming Vanderbilt's Memorial HallWPLNVanderbilt University decided to pay back a donation rather than keep a reference to the Confederacy on a campus dormitory. John Russell / Vanderbilt University. Listen. Listening... /. 1:23. Hear the radio version of this story. The Tennessee division ...and more »

Vanderbilt University Is Sending $1.2 Million Back To A Donor To Drop 'Confederate' Inscription - Huffington Post;

Vanderbilt University Is Sending $1.2 Million Back To A Donor To Drop 'Confederate' Inscription - Huffington Post

Huffington PostVanderbilt University Is Sending $1.2 Million Back To A Donor To Drop 'Confederate' InscriptionHuffington Post“It spoke to a past of racial segregation, slavery, and the terrible conflict over the unrealized high ideals of our nation and our university.” By Tyler Kingkade. An error occurred. Try watching this video on www.youtube.com, or enable JavaScript if ...and more »

Vanderbilt Paying $1.2 Million to Remove the Word 'Confederate' from Dormitory - Townhall;

Vanderbilt Paying $1.2 Million to Remove the Word 'Confederate' from Dormitory - Townhall

TownhallVanderbilt Paying $1.2 Million to Remove the Word 'Confederate' from DormitoryTownhallVanderbilt University announced Monday that it will be removing an inscription containing the word "Confederate" from a dormitory and will pay more than a million dollars to the United Daughters of the Confederacy in Tennessee in return.and more »

Vanderbilt University pays $1.2 million to change 'Confederate' dorm name - AL.com;

Vanderbilt University pays $1.2 million to change 'Confederate' dorm name - AL.com

AL.comVanderbilt University pays $1.2 million to change 'Confederate' dorm nameAL.comConfederate memorial hall.JPG Vanderbilt has paid $1.2 million to change the name of Confederate Memorial Hall. (Contributed photo/Vanderbilt University)Leada Gore | [email protected] Vanderbilt University is paying $1.2 million to change the name of one ...and more »

Why Vanderbilt University Returned an 83-Year-Old Donation - The Nonprofit Quarterly (blog);

Why Vanderbilt University Returned an 83-Year-Old Donation - The Nonprofit Quarterly (blog)

The Nonprofit Quarterly (blog)Why Vanderbilt University Returned an 83-Year-Old DonationThe Nonprofit Quarterly (blog)NPQ's nonprofit news coverage has addressed actions taken by many universities as they come to terms with the racially charged histories of some of those for whom halls are named, statues have been erected, and programs have been established. This is ...and more »

Vanderbilt University to Pay $1200000 to Rename Its Confederate Memorial Hall - The Root;

Vanderbilt University to Pay $1200000 to Rename Its Confederate Memorial Hall - The Root

The RootVanderbilt University to Pay $1200000 to Rename Its Confederate Memorial HallThe RootVanderbilt University has agreed to dole out $1.2 million to the United Daughters of the Confederacy to settle a long-running lawsuit and move forward in its bid to rename its Confederate Memorial Hall, WPLN reports. According to the report, the $1.2 ...and more »

Lost Cause No Longer - Inside Higher Ed;

Lost Cause No Longer - Inside Higher Ed

Inside Higher EdLost Cause No LongerInside Higher EdIn 2005, a court barred Vanderbilt from removing "Confederate" from the facade of a building, citing the terms of a gift. The university is returning the gift at today's value -- and will now remove the word.and more »

Vanderbilt pays $1.2M to remove 'Confederate' from dorm name - Fox News;

Vanderbilt pays $1.2M to remove 'Confederate' from dorm name - Fox News

Fox NewsVanderbilt pays $1.2M to remove 'Confederate' from dorm nameFox NewsNASHVILLE, Tenn. – Vanderbilt University announced Monday that it will pay more than a million dollars to remove an inscription containing the word "Confederate" from one of its campus dorms. ADVERTISEMENT. The private university has referred to the ...and more »

Vanderbilt to remove the word 'Confederate' from dormitory facade after paying United Daughters of the Confederacy ... - New York Daily News;

Vanderbilt to remove the word 'Confederate' from dormitory facade after paying United Daughters of the Confederacy ... - New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsVanderbilt to remove the word 'Confederate' from dormitory facade after paying United Daughters of the Confederacy ...New York Daily NewsVanderbilt will finally chip away at one of the school's last symbols of “racism, slavery and a very, very bloody civil war” on the Tennessee campus, according to a local report. The Nashville university will return a $50,000 donation, including ...and more »

Vanderbilt Spending $1.2 Million To Take 'Confederate' Off Building - Daily Caller

Vanderbilt Spending $1.2 Million To Take 'Confederate' Off BuildingDaily CallerVanderbilt University is spending a handsome $1.2 million to remove the word “Confederate” from the school's Confederate Memorial Hall, the university announced Monday. In order to make the change, the school will return an 83-year-old donation from ...and more »

Vanderbilt University removes 'Confederate' from inscription at front of dorm - Washington Post;

Vanderbilt University removes 'Confederate' from inscription at front of dorm - Washington Post

Washington PostVanderbilt University removes 'Confederate' from inscription at front of dormWashington PostVanderbilt University announced Monday that it will delete the word “Confederate” from the stone pediment at the entrance to a student dormitory known as Memorial Hall, becoming the latest in a wave of schools to alter how their campuses display words ...and more »

Vanderbilt To Pay $1.2 Million To Remove 'Confederate' From Dormitory - NPR;

Vanderbilt To Pay $1.2 Million To Remove 'Confederate' From Dormitory - NPR

NPRVanderbilt To Pay $1.2 Million To Remove 'Confederate' From DormitoryNPRVanderbilt University will pay more than a million dollars, returning a donation made 83 years ago, so that it can remove an inscription with the word "Confederate" from a campus dorm. The building in the heart of the freshman commons is officially ...and more »

Vanderbilt Ends Racism By Removing Confederate From Campus Building - Outkick the Coverage;

Vanderbilt Ends Racism By Removing Confederate From Campus Building - Outkick the Coverage

Outkick the CoverageVanderbilt Ends Racism By Removing Confederate From Campus BuildingOutkick the CoverageVanderbilt coach Derek Mason speaks to the media at the Southeastern Conference NCAA college football media days, Monday, July 11, 2016, in Hoover, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson) Brynn Anderson AP. Vanderbilt University, my law school and ...and more »

Vanderbilt to remove 'Confederate' from building name - The Tennessean;

Vanderbilt to remove 'Confederate' from building name - The Tennessean

The TennesseanVanderbilt to remove 'Confederate' from building nameThe TennesseanVanderbilt University will repay an 83-year-old donation in order to remove from a residence hall what its leader called "a symbol and a reminder of racism, slavery and a very, very bloody Civil War." Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos made the announcement ...and more »

The College Dorm and the Confederacy - The Atlantic;

The College Dorm and the Confederacy - The Atlantic

The AtlanticThe College Dorm and the ConfederacyThe AtlanticLike ​The Atlantic? Subscribe to ​The Atlantic Daily​, our free weekday email newsletter. NEWS BRIEF A Tennessee college will remove a controversial inscription from one of its dormitories, returning an 83-year-old donation for the construction of the ...and more »

One of America's most prestigious universities paid $1.2 million to the United Daughters of the Confederacy to ... - Business Insider;

One of America's most prestigious universities paid $1.2 million to the United Daughters of the Confederacy to ... - Business Insider

Business InsiderOne of America's most prestigious universities paid $1.2 million to the United Daughters of the Confederacy to ...Business InsiderVanderbilt University announced on Monday that it will change the name of Confederate Memorial Hall, a dormitory whose name invoked racial segregation, The Tennessean reported. The removal, which the school had tried to complete for more than a ...and more »

Vanderbilt University to pay $1.2MILLION to remove 'Confederate' from 83-year-old dorm name - Daily Mail;

Vanderbilt University to pay $1.2MILLION to remove 'Confederate' from 83-year-old dorm name - Daily Mail

Daily MailVanderbilt University to pay $1.2MILLION to remove 'Confederate' from 83-year-old dorm nameDaily MailVanderbilt University is to pay more than a million dollars to remove an inscription containing the word 'Confederate' from one of its campus dorms. The private university, based in Nashville, Tennessee, has referred to the 83-year-old Confederate ...and more »

Vanderbilt removes 'Confederate' from residence hall, return 1933 donation - WKRN.com;

Vanderbilt removes 'Confederate' from residence hall, return 1933 donation - WKRN.com

WKRN.comVanderbilt removes 'Confederate' from residence hall, return 1933 donationWKRN.comNASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Vanderbilt University has removed a controversial inscription from one of its residence halls while returning a donation made in 1933. The school will return $1.2 million to the Tennessee division of the United Daughters of ...and more »