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.
A projected University of Tennessee funding gap has been cut from $377 million to $122 million, President Joe DiPietro told UT trustees, but more work needs to be done.
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.
The independent Title IX Commission charged last January with helping the University of Tennessee system enhance its efforts to be a national model dealing with Title IX compliance on UT’s campuses statewide has completed and submitted its report to UT President Joe DiPietro.
Linda Hendricks Harig, University of Tennessee vice president of human resources since 2008, has announced she will retire at the end of 2017.