Linda C. Martin will serve as interim chancellor for the University of Tennessee Southern, beginning July 1. The university will launch a search in January to fill the role permanently.
Mark La Branche has announced plans to retire from his current role effective June 30. The UT System will name an interim chancellor in mid-June and launch a search for La Branche’s replacement later this year.
The Board of Trustees will consider UT System President Randy Boyd’s recommendation for the appointment of Peter F. Buckley as the next chancellor of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.
The UT Board of Trustees will consider the recommendation at a special meeting on Dec. 6 at 5 p.m. EST.
Finalists are scheduled to visit in Memphis on Nov. 4 and Nov. 11 to meet with representative groups of faculty, staff, students and key community leaders. They will also participate in campus public forum sessions.