The University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF), the not-for-profit organization responsible for commercializing technology created by UT faculty, welcomes new leadership.
Tennessee Solar Institute (TSI) today announced it has committed nearly $1.6 million in new Solar Installation grants to Tennessee businesses. The grant recipients represent companies that were on a retention list from the first round of funding as well as second-round applicants of the highly popular program. A total of 17 projects, valued at more than $4.8 million, have been approved for new solar photovoltaic installations across the state.
Johnnie Ray, president and chief executive officer of the Arizona State University Foundation, will be recommended as the next vice president for development and alumni affairs at the University of Tennessee.
Community college students who want to complete a bachelor’s degree now have a guarantee that their credits will transfer to a public university in Tennessee, if they choose one of 50 different majors offering transfer pathways.
The University of Tennessee is continuing to find ways to save money by being more effective and efficient with resources, and so far the University has identified initiatives with the potential to save more than $52 million.