“We all recognize the world is changing. There is transformation that could be coming to education,” UT Board Chair John Compton said. “That is what we should be considering in our meetings.”
The University of Tennessee announced an estimated economic impact of $9.094 billion across the state for fiscal year 2017.
UT Interim President Randy Boyd announced the search committee in November. Hiring a new chancellor is one of his six outlined priorities. UT will use a search firm in partnership with its own executive recruitment team to identify candidates for the position.
The task force will be co-chaired by David Miller, UT’s chief financial officer, and Richard Brown, executive vice chancellor for administration for UT Chattanooga.
Randy Boyd announced an initiative geared toward providing greater and easier access to information for UT’s faculty, staff, students and the communities it serves.