UT Promise

UT to Begin Statewide Tour Touting Free Tuition

Eight counties, nine high schools and six community events. That’s exactly how University of Tennessee Interim President Randy Boyd will spend three days in September…pounding the pavement to get the word out about UT Promise.


UT Kicks Off UT Promise Endowment Campaign

When the Vols take on the Mocs during the inter-system game Saturday, UT Knoxville and UT Chattanooga fans will have something to cheer for together: raising money to permanently fund the UT Promise scholarship.


UT interim president Randy Boyd meets with the first class of UT REACH students on the campus of UTIA
UT Interim President Randy Boyd meets UTIA Vice President Tim Cross (far left) and the first class of REACH students in Knoxville, on June 24, 2019

Boyd announces creation of the UT Commission on Agriculture

UT Interim President Randy Boyd has announced the creation of the UT Commission on Agriculture to further partnerships and collaborations between UT System leadership and key leaders of the agriculture community.


John Compton and Randy Boyd
Board of Trustees Chair John Compton and UT Interim President Randy Boyd
Photos by Wade Payne

UT Board of Trustees Set Tuition, Approve Resolutions Increasing Collaborations

For a record-setting fifth year in a row, the University of Tennessee System Board of Trustees voted to keep tuition increases low. Trustees also approved developing stronger links between the UT Institute of Agriculture and UT Knoxville to increase collaboration between the two and to raise UT’s national rankings.


Keith Carver and Randy Boyd

UT Celebrates Second Mural in West Tennessee

A 65-foot-tall grain bin serves as the latest canvas for the University of Tennessee System’s 46-feet-high by 66-feet-wide mural aimed at educating Tennesseans on the significant impact the University has across the state.