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Celebrating new leaders and honoring faculty

During the UTAA Board of Governors June meeting, board members discussed how to enhance communication with constituents, recognized the association’s outstanding faculty award winners, approved the budget for academic enrichment programs, and elected new officers and board members.

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Joe DiPietro addressses the Board of Trustees Photo by Adam Brimer

UT Trustees Approve Record Low Tuition Increase

The 1.8 percent undergraduate tuition increase trustees approved is the lowest increase since 1984 and marks three consecutive years of increases at or below 3 percent—a first since the UT system was established in 1968.

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Joe DiPietro and Phillip Fulmer
President Joe DiPietro introduces Phillip Fulmer during a press conference in Hollingsworth Auditorium at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture in Knoxville, Tenn.
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Phillip Fulmer Named Special Advisor to UT President for Community, Athletics And University Relations

In this role, Fulmer will serve as an ambassador for the University system, support intercollegiate athletic programs in Knoxville, Chattanooga and Martin, and work with UT government relations and alumni affairs leadership to advocate for UT statewide.

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