Marty Dickens (Belmont Board of Trustees Chairman)
Dr. Bob Fisher (President, Belmont University)
Nashville Mayor John Cooper
Mark Ezell (TN Commissioner of Tourist Development)
Senator Marsha Blackburn
Congressman Jim Cooper
Butch Spyridon, CEO of the Nashville Convention and Visitors Corporation
Belmont SGA President Meghan Hickok, speak during the announcement that Belmont will host the 2020 Presidential Debate  at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, October 11, 2019.

Road to the White House: Dr. Fisher’s path to 2020

Curtains peeled back in the Vince Gill Room, revealing a banner hanging above Dr. Bob Fisher’s head,“Once again, the road to the White House runs through Belmont University.” The Belmont Vision plans to help guide students along that road as we look at every aspect of the debate, from the cost […]

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REVIEW: ‘Little Women’ adapts the classic tale of sisterhood to the MPAC stage

REVIEW: ‘Little Women’ adapts the classic tale of sisterhood to the MPAC stage

With powerful songs driving a compelling story, Belmont Musical Theatre’s rendition of “Little Women” gracefully adapted Louisa May Alcott’s timeless tale to the stage.  Based on the Broadway musical adaptation of Alcott’s 1869 novel, students brought the story of the March sisters to life at the Massey Performing Arts Center […]

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Dr. Fisher announces Vision 2025 launch

Dr. Fisher announces Vision 2025 launch

As Belmont approaches its benchmark for Vision 2020, university President Dr. Bob Fisher announced the launch of Vision 2025 in an email on Monday. Fisher announced in his email that senior university leaders will be meeting to begin planning for Vision 2025 on Thursday. The meeting will give university leaders […]

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Malcolm Gladwell discusses ‘Talking to Strangers’ during second visit to Belmont

Malcolm Gladwell discusses ‘Talking to Strangers’ during second visit to Belmont

Few people have childhood pets named after notable Russian poets or get random calls from former President Barack Obama, but then again, very few people are Malcolm Gladwell.  The New York Times bestselling author visited Belmont University Tuesday morning as part of an Executive Learning Network event to discuss the […]

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Letter from the editor: Join us on our “Road to the White House”

Letter from the editor: Join us on our “Road to the White House”

A year from today the phrase “From Belmont University” will be heard in millions of homes around the world.  The third and final presidential debate of the 2020 election will take place on campus the evening of Oct. 22, 2020.  Thousands of journalists, hundreds of government officials and two pivotal […]

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Belmont adjunct professor arrested on child sex allegations

Belmont adjunct professor arrested on child sex allegations

A Belmont adjunct professor was arrested and charged with a child sex crime on Monday.  Jeffrey Charles Berry, 55, was arrested in Williamson County on a warrant issued from Taylor County, Texas, and charged with a fugitive from justice charge and indecency with a child charges. Berry taught two Entertainment […]

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Campus security promotes #WHATSMYNAME foundation

Campus security promotes #WHATSMYNAME foundation

Seymour Josephson wants to make sure what happened to his daughter never happens to anyone else’s.  “Nobody wants to go through what we’re going through,” Josephson said.  On March 31, Samantha Josephson, a 21-year-old student at the University of South Carolina, got into a car she believed was her Uber. […]

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SGA attempts to retract false claim at open meeting

SGA attempts to retract false claim at open meeting

Belmont doesn’t throw away its recycling, contrary to what a Student Government Association representative said during a meeting on Monday.  Aidan Riordan, chair of the Green Committee, said that the university is guilty of unsustainable practices. “You see the recycling containers? Fun fact, we don’t actually recycle. That goes straight […]

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Campus security warns about aggressive panhandlers

Campus security warns about aggressive panhandlers

Belmont campus security is warning students about aggressive panhandlers around the university’s nearby streets.  Chief of Campus Security Pat Cunningham said that while the recent reports fall “below the threshold for a security alert,” he wants officers to share all information necessary to keep students safe.  In two recent reports […]

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Student robbed outside Circle K

Student robbed outside Circle K

A female student was robbed outside Circle K Thursday morning, Campus Security said. As an email alert sent this morning explains, the student was approached at 8:30 a.m. by a man who demanded that the student give him all of her money. The suspect implied he had a weapon and […]

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The debate between candidates Mayor David Briley and Councilman John Cooper will be moderated by NewsChannel 5's Rhori Johnston and The Tennessean's Jessica Bliss at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, August 26, 2019.

Runoff mayoral candidates share vision for Nashville’s future

With election day just a few weeks away, Mayor David Briley and At-Large Council Member John Cooper gave impassioned answers to the biggest questions concerning Nashville’s future at the runoff mayoral debate Monday.  The debate — hosted by NewsChannel 5, The Tennessean and Belmont University at the Bill and Carole […]

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Move in on Saturday at Belmont at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, August 17, 2019.

Student enrollment reaches record numbers for 19th consecutive year

Belmont University’s student enrollment totalled 8,481 for the 2019 fall semester, making it the 19th consecutive year of record enrollment. This is a 57 percent increase since 2009, when enrollment was 5,393 students.  University President Dr. Robert Fisher acknowledged the many reasons for student growth in a press release Wednesday.  […]

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