In addition to approving her hire, trustees also approved her compensation package and tenure in a faculty appointment in the department of management. Plowman’s first day at UT Knoxville will be July 1.
In June, the University will seek approval from the Board of Trustees to file a cy pres court action to permit the sale of the property. If approved, proceeds from the sale will be directed to establish an endowment to fund scholarships for lower income students.
The meeting will be held to consider UT Interim President Randy Boyd’s recommendation for appointment, compensation and other terms of employment of the chancellor of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
Plowman, currently executive vice chancellor and chief academic officer at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, will be recommended to the Board of Trustees during a special meeting on Friday, May 3. She served previously on the UT Knoxville faculty and led the management department in the Haslam College of Business.
The Executive Committee of the UT Board of Trustees will meet in Knoxville on Wednesday, May 1.