The University of Tennessee System ignited action across Tennessee around the opioid epidemic through the first Summit for Opioid Addiction and Response (SOAR).
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The University of Tennessee System has partnered with the All4Knox Initiative, East Tennessee State University, One Tennessee Health and the Tennessee Judicial Opioid Initiative to host the Summit for Opioid Addiction and Response (SOAR) on Aug. 1 and 2, in Knoxville.
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.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee presented his 2019-20 budget recommendations, including more than $643.8 million in appropriations for the University of Tennessee, to the General Assembly during his State of the State address in Nashville Monday night.
“We all recognize the world is changing. There is transformation that could be coming to education,” UT Board Chair John Compton said. “That is what we should be considering in our meetings.”