Committee on Physics/Astronomy Department Climate Issues

Purpose of the committee

The “Climate committee” has been charged by the Dept. Chair, Prof. Robert Scherrer, to help improve the departmental climate for our graduate students.

In particular, it is our goal to contribute to the creation of a professional working environment. This implies that inappropriate behavior towards any member of the department will not be tolerated. The committee will also act as a “sounding board” for graduate student suggestions and complaints.


Vanderbilt Physics/Astronomy Department website

Vanderbilt Astronomy Group website