Brian Dickens has led human resources at several universities and consulted with a wide range of business clients.
More than 100 people from across the UT System as well as state higher education professionals gathered to discuss ways to improve mental health and wellness for all UT students and to share resources to help destigmatize mental illness.
After a national search, Austin Oakes has been selected as the new University of Tennessee executive director of capital projects.
With college students increasingly reporting issues with anxiety, depression and suicide, UT is responding to the growing need of mental health services. UT will host its 2019 Academic and Student Affairs Summit: Building a Unified and Supportive Mental Health Culture on Nov. 22 in Nashville.
Work on reunifying UT Knoxville and UT Institute of Agriculture continues as it does on planning for the Oak Ridge Institute, UT Interim President Randy Boyd informed UT Board of Trustees today.