Thomas Zawodzinski, an expert and innovator in fuel cell and related energy storage science and technology, has been named the fifth University of Tennessee-Oak Ridge National Laboratory Governor’s Chair.
Hershel P. Wall, MD, chancellor of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), announced plans today to step down from his position on September 30. Dr. Wall has been a member of the Health Science Center team since he began medical school on the Memphis campus more than 52 years ago.
The University of Tennessee and Vanderbilt University have joined with the 10 other Southeastern Conference institutions to launch the SEC Academic Network, a Web site designed to promote academic endeavors of SEC universities in partnership with ESPN and the member universities.
In addition to being the best and brightest class ever, this year’s freshman class at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, shows significant gains in diversity.
Todd Diacon has been named Executive Director for Academic Assessment and Program Support for the University of Tennessee System, effective July 15. Prior to this appointment, he served as vice provost for academic operations at UT Knoxville.