Four experienced leaders from inside and outside the University of Tennessee were recommended to executive positions by UT President Joe DiPietro and appointed by the UT Board of Trustees during its meeting today in Knoxville.
In her new role as special advisor on diversity and inclusion, Anderson is assisting UT President Joe DiPietro on system-wide efforts to enhance diversity among faculty, staff and students and to promote inclusion in UT’s living, learning and working environments.
The President’s Awards program is a system-wide platform for honoring our best from across the state. Honorees are selected each year from a system-wide pool of candidates nominated by campus and institute leaders.
The changes, announced in May, apply to all private and public employers in the nation. UT staff members who are paid less than $47,476 become non-exempt employees on Dec. 1. The rule change is intended to provide employees with important wage and hour protections.
An internal search process is underway to select the next executive assistant to the president. The executive assistant is a member of the president’s senior staff, reporting directly to the president and responsible for a broad and complex set of assignments, including maintaining a standard of excellence for the staff in the Office of the … Continued