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.
The UTHSC chancellor serves as a member of the UT System leadership team, reporting directly to the University president, and as chief academic and administrative officer of the Health Science Center campus.
In addition to approving her hire, trustees also approved her compensation package and tenure in a faculty appointment in the department of management. Plowman’s first day at UT Knoxville will be July 1.
Four uniquely qualified finalists have been selected in the search for the next chancellor of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Finalists will participate in on-campus interviews and public forum sessions April 16-18.