Interim Vice President Named for UT Institute for Public Service

Dr. Herb Byrd III, director of Extension Evaluation and Staff Development for the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture, has been selected to serve as interim vice president of the UT Institute for Public Service. UT President Joe DiPietro will appoint Byrd to the interim vacancy created by the retirement of Dr. Mary Jinks as IPS vice president effective Aug. 29, 2014. Byrd assumes his new role on Sept. 2, 2014.