Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam appointed 20 members to the new advisory boards for each of the four campuses within the University of Tennessee system. The advisory boards were created under the UT FOCUS Act passed by the General Assembly last session.
The search committee, chaired by Keith Carver, chancellor of the University of Tennessee at Martin, will officially launch the search in January with hopes to name a chancellor in May.
During the months prior to taking office, Randy Boyd traveled the state to listen and learn from many stakeholders both inside and outside of the University of Tennessee system. From those discussions, he outlined six primary objectives to accomplish during his tenure.
The University of Tennessee Research Park at Cherokee Farm has unveiled a new name and logo that encompasses both the innovative capabilities at the campus and maintains its roots.
The Foundation’s mission is to enrich the lives of students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends of the University through alumni engagement, financial stewardship and private gift support.