The Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, celebrated the opening of its new facility today with a fireworks-capped ribbon-cutting where a dais of elected officials praised Sen. Baker for an outstanding career in public service.
Financial assistance from the University of Tennessee Career Development Fund (CDF) enables employees to attend professional development programs. The CDF committee reviews requests and approves funding based on the guidelines.
The University of Tennessee Board of Trustees has approved UT President John Petersen’s recommendation of Jimmy G. Cheek as the new chancellor of UT Knoxville.
Governor Phil Bredesen proclaimed September “College Savings Month” in Tennessee. This program is an ideal opportunity for families to enroll in Tennessee’s state-sponsored 529 college savings plans under the Tennessee Baccalaureate Education System Trust (BEST). The State of Tennessee offers the BEST Prepaid Plan and endorses the Path2College 529 Plan.
Bonnie Yegidis has been named Vice President for Academic Affairs and Student Success for the University of Tennessee system.