With nearly 40 percent of senior leaders across the UT System eligible to retire in the next five years, the Executive Leadership Institute was established to prepare internal candidates for senior leadership roles within the University.
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Eighteen faculty and staff members, representing each University of Tennessee campus and institute and overseeing critical functions within the University system, will meet Oct. 2 to begin an intensive, 12-month training program designed to prepare internal candidates for senior leadership roles.
Pending board approval, Davenport will join UT Knoxville on Feb. 15, 2017. Davenport, currently interim president of the University of Cincinnati, will be the first woman to lead the Knoxville campus.
Four experienced leaders from inside and outside the University of Tennessee were recommended to executive positions by UT President Joe DiPietro and appointed by the UT Board of Trustees during its meeting today in Knoxville.
The search for the next chancellor of the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture began today with the first meeting of the search committee. Nominations are being sought and a timeline has been set to have the new chancellor in place during the first quarter of 2017.