Four experienced higher education leaders from across the country have been named finalists for the position. They will visit Knoxville for meetings with members of the University’s leadership team, direct reports and chief academic officers from across the UT System.
Thomas Zacharia, who built Oak Ridge National Laboratory into a global supercomputing power, has been selected as the laboratory’s next director by UT-Battelle.
The University of Tennessee System is seeking nominations and applications for the next vice president for academic affairs and student success.
Following the success of a two-year set of self-imposed budget restraints in 2015, University of Tennessee President Joe DiPietro informed the Board of Trustees Wednesday that the University is preparing another set of cost-saving goals.
Michelle Crowder, assistant director of the University of Tennessee Office of Capital Projects, has been named to serve as interim executive director of the department, succeeding Robbi Stivers who assumes a new position with California State University in April.