Sandy Jansen has been named executive director of Audit and Consulting Services at the University of Tennessee.
The University of Tennessee and higher education in Tennessee will benefit from the budget proposed by Gov. Bill Haslam last month, UT President Joe DiPietro told the board of trustees on Wednesday.
A group of researchers at the University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine in Knoxville has created technology that provides non-invasive detection of amyloidosis, a disease known to occur in Type 2 diabetes, myeloma, rheumatoid arthritis, Alzheimer’s and other fatal or debilitating diseases. Currently there is no detection for amyloidosis available in the U.S., and the median survival rate is four years.
The University of Tennessee’s campuses at Knoxville and Martin are the only public institutions and among just four Tennessee universities named among The Princeton Review’s “150 Best Value Colleges for 2012” list.
U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper and Mark Cate, special assistant to Gov. Bill Haslam, spoke to more than 100 University of Tennessee alumni and UT officials at the winter meeting of the UT Advocacy Council on Saturday.