University of Tennessee President Joe DiPietro delivers his third annual State of the University address on Wednesday, Feb. 28.
“It’s no secret that we are living in a polarized, turbulent time in American life, and college campuses are not immune. In the last 12 months, alone, news accounts have documented multiple instances of extremist groups seeking to demonstrate or speak at universities. And now, two of our own campuses-the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga-are being targeted.”
The University of Tennessee Board of Trustees will participate in a workshop beginning at 10 a.m. CDT at Embassy Suites hotel at Vanderbilt in Nashville.
The independent Title IX Commission charged last January with helping the University of Tennessee system enhance its efforts to be a national model dealing with Title IX compliance on UT’s campuses statewide has completed and submitted its report to UT President Joe DiPietro.
Four experienced higher education leaders from across the country have been named finalists for the position. They will visit Knoxville for meetings with members of the University’s leadership team, direct reports and chief academic officers from across the UT System.