Members representing each UT campus and institute responded to COVID-19 challenges and worked to combat the issues of racial discrimination and social justice failures within higher education.
In a special called meeting, the Board of Trustees approved changes to the campuses’ student codes of conduct and changes to a policy applicable to faculty to comply with new Title IX regulations released by the U.S. Department of Education in May.
When the barn murals are completed at the end of this month, they will stand as the campaign’s fourth and fifth installments and two fresh reminders of the impact UT has on the state of Tennessee.
In approving the COVID-19 and Guiding Principles for Fall 2020 resolution, trustees authorized the UT administration to take the necessary actions to have in-person instruction for the fall semester.
“We are thankful to the DOE for its support of this program that will deliver a top-tier interdisciplinary workforce talent in emerging fields for industry, government and academia,” UT President Randy Boyd said.