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.
Thomas Zacharia, who built Oak Ridge National Laboratory into a global supercomputing power, has been selected as the laboratory’s next director by UT-Battelle.
The one-hour event will take place Feb. 21 and will be available to watch via a live webcast. The program includes a comprehensive assessment of the University’s recent achievements, challenges, and positions on significant issues.
The proposed reorganization, which would separate the position of secretary from the position of general counsel, will be considered when the Board meets Dec. 15 in Nashville.