University of Tennessee President Joe DiPietro has been appointed a member of the board of trustees of Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). The organization is the recognized regional accrediting body for accrediting degree-granting institutions in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia and some institutions in Latin America.
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UT President Joe DiPietro had set the stage for Wednesday’s discussion about funding at the trustees’ annual meeting in June. The board’s workshop covered the issue more in depth and allowed trustees to ask questions. The purpose of the discussion was not to devise strategy but gain a better understanding of the issue in order to plan a multi-year initiative.
In anticipation of federal stimulus money to make up state funding shortfalls for the next two fiscal years, the University of Tennessee is developing “two-year budgets” that look ahead to an expected $66 million appropriations reduction in 2012.
At the University of Tennessee Board of Trustees’ February meeting, designers presented the proposed master plan for the Cherokee Farm campus, the University’s interdisciplinary research campus.
The University of Tennessee Board of Trustees’ Finance and Administration Committee today heard detailed plans for how each campus and institute plans to achieve their impending budget reductions.