Among UT’s top budget requests that were funded: a new West Tennessee 4-H Center, a new science building for UT Knoxville, pay raises for employees, and full funding of the state’s higher education productivity gains.
The University of Tennessee is heading into uncharted territory, seeking to cut costs while maintaining excellence in the face of projected funding gaps, and successful navigation can secure the state’s future.
Tennessee colleges and universities are working together to address sexual assault and relationship violence through a statewide training event for campus employees Jan. 27-28 in Nashville.
University of Tennessee President Joe DiPietro has been appointed a member of the board of trustees of Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). The organization is the recognized regional accrediting body for accrediting degree-granting institutions in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia and some institutions in Latin America.
Four executives representing various industries across the state have been appointed to the University of Tennessee Board of Trustees. The new trustees are Shannon Brown, Bill Evans, Rhedona Rose and Julia Wells, as announced by Gov. Haslam today. The new trustees attended Wednesday’s board workshop.