“We mourn Beth, and we extend our deepest condolences to Beth’s family, friends and loved ones,” said Chris Guthrie, dean of the law school and John Wade-Kent Syverud Professor of Law.
Chitwood was a recipient of a Chancellor’s Law Scholarship and was active in numerous student organizations, including the Vanderbilt Law School Ambassadors and the Women’s Law Student Association. She was selected as a member of Vanderbilt Law Review following the 2016 joint-journal competition.
Students, faculty and staff are invited to gather 7:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 29, in Blackacre (first floor of the Law School building) for a candlelight vigil. Funeral arrangements are pending.
Vanderbilt makes available numerous resources for grieving students through the Psychological and Counseling Center (615-322-2571), the Center for Student Wellbeing (615-322-0480) and the Office of Religious Life (615-322-2457). Resources for faculty and staff may be accessed through Work/Life Connections (615-936-1327).