The search for the next chancellor of the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture began today with the first meeting of the search committee. Nominations are being sought and a timeline has been set to have the new chancellor in place during the first quarter of 2017.
Four career higher education leaders have been selected as finalists in the search for the next University of Tennessee at Martin chancellor. Interviews will begin Aug. 29.
Larry Arrington, UTIA chancellor since 2011, will retire and leave office effective Sept. 1. UT President Joe DiPietro has selected UT Extension Dean Tim Cross to serve as interim chancellor until Arrington’s successor is found. A search is to begin immediately.
Efforts to recruit and select the next chancellor of the University of Tennessee’s flagship campus in Knoxville kicked off today. Nominations are being sought with the goal of having the new leader in place for the start of the spring 2017 semester.
From her playing days at UT Martin to her storied coaching career at UT Knoxville, Pat Summitt is among the most loved, respected and admired Tennesseans in history.