Vanderbilt’s George Hill Retires as Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

George C. Hill, vice chancellor for equity, diversity and inclusion at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, has retired. Dr. Hill was appointed to this post in November 2015.

Nicholas S. Zeppo, chancellor of Vanderbilt University, stated that “George Hill stepped forward during a time of exceptionally important dialogue in our nation, and on our campus, to lead critical conversations about equity, diversity, and inclusion. I am deeply grateful for his vision of inclusive excellence, his counsel and his service to our community.”

Dr. Hill will remain affiliated with the university as professor emeritus in medical education and administration and professor emeritus of psychology, microbiology, and immunology.

Professor Hill joined the faculty at Vanderbilt in 2002. He previously taught at Meharry Medical College in Nashville for 19 years.

A native of Camden, New Jersey, Dr. Hill is a graduate of Rutgers University. He holds a master’s degree from Howard University and a Ph.D. from New York University.


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