Trustees approved President Joe DiPietro’s recommendations that Beverly Davenport be appointed the next chancellor for UT Knoxville and that Tim Cross be appointed the next UT Institute of Agriculture chancellor.
Tim Cross, longtime University of Tennessee leader, faculty member, and interim chancellor of the UT Institute of Agriculture since September, has been selected by UT President Joe DiPietro to serve as permanent chancellor.
The proposed reorganization, which would separate the position of secretary from the position of general counsel, will be considered when the Board meets Dec. 15 in Nashville.
The Board will meet to review recommendations for appointment and compensation of the UT Knoxville chancellor and general counsel, between the Audit and Compliance and Health Affairs Committee meetings.
The UT Research Foundation (UTRF) recognized dozens of University of Tennessee researchers for their discoveries and commercialization efforts made within the last year at the 2016 Innovation Awards Ceremony, held December 2 in Knoxville.