Tim Cross, longtime University of Tennessee leader, faculty member, and interim chancellor of the UT Institute of Agriculture since September, has been selected by UT President Joe DiPietro to serve as permanent chancellor.
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The UT Research Foundation (UTRF) recognized dozens of University of Tennessee researchers for their discoveries and commercialization efforts made within the last year at the 2016 Innovation Awards Ceremony, held December 2 in Knoxville.
Finalists in the search for the next chancellor to lead the statewide University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture have been named, and they include one longtime UT administrator and two career higher education leaders. Interviews begin Nov. 30.
Larry Arrington, UTIA chancellor since 2011, will retire and leave office effective Sept. 1. UT President Joe DiPietro has selected UT Extension Dean Tim Cross to serve as interim chancellor until Arrington’s successor is found. A search is to begin immediately.
On Monday, October 26, the White House recognized Don Tyler as a Champion of Change for Sustainable Agriculture. Tyler is one of 12 Americans being honored for leadership and innovation in agricultural production and education.