Rickey McCallum joined the UT Research Park as vice president on July 1. McCallum draws on his prior experience with the UT Foundation to help the park fulfill its mission to serve as a gateway for collaboration between the university and the private sector.
For a record-setting fifth year in a row, the University of Tennessee System Board of Trustees voted to keep tuition increases low. Trustees also approved developing stronger links between the UT Institute of Agriculture and UT Knoxville to increase collaboration between the two and to raise UT’s national rankings.
The meeting of the full board will begin at 1 p.m. EDT/noon CDT in the UT Conference Center, 600 Henley Street, Knoxville. The meeting will be webcast live and archived for later viewing.
The Board of Trustees Special Committee on University of Tennessee Athletics Programs will meet on Wednesday, June 19.
A 65-foot-tall grain bin serves as the latest canvas for the University of Tennessee System’s 46-feet-high by 66-feet-wide mural aimed at educating Tennesseans on the significant impact the University has across the state.