University of Tennessee President John Petersen and Trustee Vice Chairman Jim Murphy jointly announced today that Petersen will resign as president, effective June 30, 2009, and that Dr. Jan Simek, most recently the interim chancellor for UT Knoxville, will be recommended to the Board to fill the post for up to two years.
Manufacturers across Tennessee have taken an important step to ensure safe work environments by designating personnel to become Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) authorized outreach trainers through the state’s only OSHA Training Institute Education Center, the University of Tennessee Center for Industrial Services (CIS).
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has named George Pharr as the new director of the UT-ORNL Joint Institute for Advanced Materials (JIAM).
Thirty law enforcement executives from Tennessee have completed the 2009 Southeastern Command and Leadership Academy (SECLA) at the University of Tennessee.
The University of Tennessee’s Committee on Effectiveness and Efficiency for the Future, a special committee of the UT Board of Trustees, discussed more cost-cutting proposals on Monday as University campuses and entities continue to prepare scaled-back budgets.