Vanderbilt University is a private research university located in Nashville, Tennessee, founded in 1873. It was named in honor of shipping and rail magnate Cornelius Vanderbilt, who provided the school its initial $1 million endowment despite having never been to the South. Vanderbilt hoped that his gift and the greater work of the university would help to heal the sectional wounds inflicted by the Civil War. Wikipedia*
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Vanderbilt University has hosted 16 events in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was a 1984 Debate. The year with the most events was 1997 with three events. The year with the highest average number of views per video was 2009 with an average of 603 views per video. Most appearances with Al Gore Jr. (3), Bill Clinton (2), Bill Purcell (2). Most common tags: Colleges & Universities, Education Reform, Families (health & social policy).