The University of Tennessee System has announced the search for its next general counsel. Former General Counsel Matthew Scoggins assumes the role of chief of staff for the University of Tennessee, Knoxville Chancellor Donde Plowman on Oct. 3. Ryan Stinnett will serve as interim general counsel.
Eighteen faculty and staff members, representing each University of Tennessee campus and institute and overseeing critical functions across the UT System, have been selected to be part of the second Executive Leadership Institute class.
With nearly 40 percent of senior leaders across the UT System eligible to retire in the next five years, the Executive Leadership Institute was established to prepare internal candidates for senior leadership roles within the University.
The University of Tennessee System has recently begun a national search for the chief human resources officer position. The search was paused last year to reevaluate the position and its responsibilities.
From making significant changes in the world of medicine to helping underprivileged people across the globe, the 2019 UT President’s Award winners represent the impact the University has on the state and beyond.