Kerry Witcher, a longtime University of Tennessee administrator, has been selected as UT’s permanent vice president of development and alumni affairs and the president/CEO of the University of Tennessee Foundation.
“We all recognize the world is changing. There is transformation that could be coming to education,” UT Board Chair John Compton said. “That is what we should be considering in our meetings.”
The meeting of the full board will begin at 1 p.m. CST in the Duncan Ballroom of the Boling University Center on the UT Martin campus. The meeting will be webcast live and archived for later viewing.
The inaugural clinical trial marks a significant milestone in the network’s effort to grow the clinical research base at UTHSC. The inaugural trial will be conducted at Saint Thomas Ascension in Nashville and is recruiting patients to investigate ways to predict heart transplant rejection.
Tom Rogers, who has extensive development experience in Oak Ridge and Knox County, has been named as president and CEO of the Cherokee Farm Development Corporation.