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Rev. Dr. Emilie M. Townes, Dean

Registration
Academic Procession
Hotel Information
Transportation
Location and Parking
 
The administration, faculty, students and staff of Vanderbilt University Divinity School cordially invite you to 
 

Townes

The Opening Convocation and Installation of the Sixteenth Dean
Emilie M. Townes

Friday, The Twenty-Third Day of August
Two Thousand and Thirteen

Five o'clock in the evening 
Benton Chapel

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Registration

Please complete the registration form below and direct any questions to ShaTika Brown (615)936-8453
.

Academic Procession

All platforms guests, faculty, and institutional delegates are invited to wear academic or liturgical regalia for the procession. The lineup will start promptly at 4:30 p.m. outside of the Administrative Suite located on the first floor of the Vanderbilt Divinity School.  We ask that those not participating in the academic procession be seated in Benton Chapel by 5:00 p.m..

Hotel Information and Scarritt Bennett Center

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Embassy Suites at Vanderbilt and the Hampton Inn at Vanderbilt.

Embassy Suites Nashville at Vanderbilt
1811 Broadway
Nashville, TN 37203

Rate: $159.00 per night

Booking by phone
Hotel Main Number: (615) 277-4966
Please request the Vanderbilt Divinity School Dean Installation rate.

Booking Online
Please use the following link to receive to book at the Vanderbilt rate:
http://embassysuites.hilton.com/en/es/groups/personalized/B/BNAESES-DSD-20130822/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG
Group Name: Vanderbilt-Divinity School-Dean Installation
Group Code: DSD

Hampton Inn at Vanderbilt
1919 West End Ave
Nashville, TN 37203

Rate: $139.00 per night

Booking by phone
Hotel Main Number: (615) 329-1144
*Please request the Divinity Dean group rate.

Booking Online
Please use the following link to receive to book at the Vanderbilt rate:
http://hamptoninn.hilton.com/en/hp/groups/personalized/B/BNAVNHX-DDG-20130822/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG

Scarritt-Bennett Center
1008 19th Avenue S.
Nashville, TN 37212

Rate: $50.00 per night

Booking by phone
Main Number: (615) 340-7500
Toll-free: (866) 420-5486

Booking by email
reservations@scarrittbennett.org

Transportation

Gray Line Airport Express Shuttle Service

http://graylinetn.com/airport-express/
 $14 One-Way & $25 Round-Trip

The Airport Express counter is open from 6:30 am – 11:00 pm.  Shuttles run from the Airport to downtown hotels from 6:30 am – 11:00 pm.

Allied Cab

(615) 333-3333

American Music City Cab

(615) 865-4100

Yellow Cab

(615) 255-0101

Estimated Taxi Cost: $27.00

Location and Parking

Vanderbilt Divinity School
Benton Chapel
411 21st Avenue S.
Nashville, TN 37240

 Click here for a map of visitor parking.