Susan Tours Simek, mother of University of Tennessee Interim President Jan Simek, passed away Thursday morning in Knoxville. A longtime resident of California, Mrs. Simek had lived in a Knoxville nursing home for the past six years. She was 89.
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University of Tennessee President John Petersen and Trustee Vice Chairman Jim Murphy jointly announced today that Petersen will resign as president, effective June 30, 2009, and that Dr. Jan Simek, most recently the interim chancellor for UT Knoxville, will be recommended to the Board to fill the post for up to two years.