The University of Tennessee Board of Trustees today honored UT President Joe DiPietro for nearly eight years of leadership and bestowed upon him the status of president emeritus upon his retirement.
Two board committees are scheduled to meet prior to the meeting of the full board. All meetings will be in in the Hollingsworth Auditorium on the UT Institute of Agriculture campus.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today appointed two additional members to the Board of Trustees of the University of Tennessee. Decosta Jenkins and Jamie Woodson join the board in advance of the meeting scheduled for November 2.
The Executive Committee of the University of Tennessee Board of Trustees will meet by teleconference to appoint a non-voting student trustee and a faculty member to the Education, Research and Service Committee.
Eighteen faculty and staff members, representing each University of Tennessee campus and institute and overseeing critical functions within the University system, will meet Oct. 2 to begin an intensive, 12-month training program designed to prepare internal candidates for senior leadership roles.