The University of Tennessee has selected the firm Parker Executive Search to aid in the search for a new chancellor at the UT Health Science Center.
On Friday, Jan. 29, DuPont Danisco Cellulosic Ethanol LLC (DDCE) and University of Tennessee/Genera Energy LLC will hold a grand opening celebration for one of the nation’s first cellulosic ethanol demo plants, and the only one dedicated to converting both agricultural residue and bioenergy crops to fuel ethanol. The facility, located in Vonore, Tenn., has initiated start-up and commissioning and will begin producing ethanol in mid-January.
University of Tennessee President John Petersen and all members of his executive staff will take a voluntary pay cut of 5 percent and will relinquish University vehicles provided as part of their total compensation.
Led by a number of scientific breakthroughs and operational milestones at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, UT-Battelle has again earned high performance ratings from the Department of Energy.
A committee to direct the search for the next chancellor at
the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has been established
and is set to begin work at its first meeting Dec. 18.