Linda C. Martin has agreed to serve on an interim basis following the Aug. 31 retirement of Tim Cross. The university will launch a search this fall to fill the role permanently.
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Cross has been with the UT Institute of Agriculture for 27 years, leading UTIA since 2016. Prior to that, he served as dean of UT Extension from 2008 to 2016 and assistant dean from 2001 to 2006.
“We are thankful to the DOE for its support of this program that will deliver a top-tier interdisciplinary workforce talent in emerging fields for industry, government and academia,” UT President Randy Boyd said.
Volkswagen Group of America, Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the University of Tennessee today announced a collaboration, to create Volkswagen’s first innovation hub in North America at the UT Research Park at Cherokee Farm.
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.