For the first time since HOPE scholarships have been offered in Tennessee, college students can use them toward summer courses in 2012. More than 12,500 students at University of Tennessee campuses are currently HOPE scholarship recipients.
Affordability, accountability and access are among the issues of concern to those both pursuing and working within higher education that are addressed by Tennessee’s gubernatorial candidates in a questionnaire released Friday by the University of Tennessee Alumni Association.
University of Tennessee at Martin officials expect the spring graduating class to be the largest in history. A total of 696 students are projected to receive diplomas. UT Martin Chancellor Tom Rakes will preside over commencement that begins at 11 a.m., May 15, in the Kathleen and Tom Elam Center.
The University of Tennessee’s supercomputer, Kraken, has broken a major barrier to become the world’s first academic supercomputer to enter the petascale, performing more than 1 thousand trillion operations per second, a landmark achievement.
The audiology and speech pathology program will continue operations and remain in Knoxville but will be administered by the UT Health Science Center, according to a plan outlined at the University of Tennessee Board of Trustees Executive and Compensation Committee meeting today.