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UT Board of Trustees to Meet March 22-23 in Memphis

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KNOXVILLE – The University of Tennessee Board of Trustees will meet March 22-23 in Memphis.

The meeting of the full board will begin at 1 p.m. CDT on March 23 in the O.D. Larry Dining Hall in the Student Alumni Center on the UT Health Science Center campus. The meeting will be webcast live and archived for later viewing; a link to the webcast will be available at

Full Board Webcast

O.D. Larry Dining Hall, UT Health Science Center Memphis

Stand-alone Player

Four board committees are scheduled to meet prior to the meeting of the full board. All meetings will be in O.D. Larry Dining Hall. All meeting times are approximate. If a meeting ends earlier or later than expected, the next meeting will begin following a short break. Meetings are scheduled as follows:

Thursday, March 22

  • 2:30 p.m. – Health Affairs Committee
  • 3:45 p.m. – Audit and Compliance Committee: This meeting will include a non-public session with legal counsel to discuss proposed settlement of a claim/potential litigation.

Friday, March 23

  • 8:30 a.m. – Academic Affairs and Student Success Committee
  • 10:15 a.m. – Joint Meeting of Subcommittee on Tuition, Fees and Financial Aid and Finance and Administration Committee

Items on the full board or committee agendas include:

  • President’s report
  • Naming of new pavilion and outdoor classroom in the UT Gardens at Knoxville
  • Proposed revisions to policies on academic freedom, responsibility and tenure
  • Proposed designation of UT-Memphis Pathology Group as a UT College of Medicine faculty practice plan and authorization for execution of an affiliation agreement
  • Proposed designation of a newly formed professional corporation as the College of Medicine faculty practice plan for adult oncology services and authorization for execution of related agreements
  • Proposed designation of West Tennessee Medical Group as a College of Medicine faculty practice plan for Family Medicine in the Jackson, Tennessee service area and authorization for execution of an affiliation agreement
  • Proposed “Take 15, Graduate in 4” tuition model for UTC, emphasizing 15-hour course loads per semester toward graduation within four years
  • Proposed UT Knoxville tuition and fee structure for online programs and increase in online support fee
  • Proposed per-credit-hour tuition model for a UT Knoxville flexible schedule law degree program
  • Proposed 2018-2019 UT Health Science Center student tuition and fees
  • Revised fiscal year 2018 operating budget
  • Proposed revision of board policy on housing for senior-level administrators
  • Proposed transfer of University Health Services proceeds to UT Research Foundation to fund infrastructure for a statewide clinical trial network
  • UT Institute of Agriculture’s proposed 10-year strategic plan with revised mission and vision statements
  • Report of the Audit and Compliance Committee

Meeting agendas and materials are available by contacting the individuals below.

Anyone with a disability who wishes to attend this meeting may contact the individuals listed below to request auxiliary aids or services needed to facilitate attendance. Contact may be made in person, by writing, by email, by telephone or otherwise and should be received no later than 5 p.m. EDT, Tuesday, March 20.


Gina Stafford
823 Andy Holt Tower, 1331 Circle Park, Knoxville, TN 37996

Jennifer Sicking
P-265 Andy Holt Tower, 1331 Circle Park, Knoxville, TN 37996

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