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.
The State of Tennessee’s Office of Customer-Focused Government is announcing today the next step on a long-publicized timeline for its initiative to explore prospective cost savings in facilities management. I know we all share a great interest in this process and the potential impact of its outcomes.