Macel Ely, current training program manager for IPS’s Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) has been named director of the Naifeh Center for Effective Leadership.
Through its five agencies, which provide training and technical consulting to state and local governments, businesses and law enforcement, IPS answered close to 30,000 requests for assistance in the last fiscal year.
Teams of University of Tennessee, Knoxville, students recently competed in the third annual Howard H. Baker Jr. Public Policy Challenge to provide solutions to local and national policy issues.
A University of Tennessee-led consortium focused on growing the automotive manufacturing and supply-chain economy in a four-state region hosted a roundtable discussion with U.S. Transportation Deputy Secretary Victor Mendez in Nashville on Wednesday.
Three UT campuses and institutes in Knoxville, Chattanooga and the statewide Institute of Agriculture earned the 2015 Carnegie Community Engagement Classification, which recognizes their collaboration with community organizations and partners.