The U.S. Department of Energy has extended the contract for the University of Tennessee and Battelle Memorial Institute to co-manage Oak Ridge National Laboratory for another five years.
Steve J. Schwab, MD, interim chancellor of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has appointed Keith Carver, PhD, as interim vice chancellor for Development and Alumni Affairs. Dr. Carver’s appointment becomes effective on April 1, when Linda Garceau-Luis relinquishes the position. Garceau-Luis is leaving UTHSC, after more than three years, to assume the role of CEO for a major health care foundation. She is credited with revamping the development organization into a professional, task-oriented office, defining development goals and objectives, and developing close relationships with the UT System development operation.
The University of Tennessee’s former residence for presidents and chancellors was placed on the market today, and a realtor has been chosen to help sell the property.
The University of Tennessee Board of Trustees today approved a process and timeline for the search for UT’s next president.
The University of Tennessee Extension, the UT Institute for Public Service and the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development have announced the names of eight test communities for a statewide pilot program – Creating a Rural Entrepreneurial System in Tennessee (CREST). The CREST program will assist rural communities in Tennessee in transforming their local economies through the development of key components required for entrepreneurship and small business development.