UT-Board

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The committee interviewing candidates for the presidency of the University of Tennessee will make a report and recommendation to the UT board of trustees at its June 27 meeting, the board’s secretary and general counsel said Wednesday.

Beauchamp E. Brogan said the board’s annual meeting is set for 9:30 a.m. in the board room of Andy Holt Tower. Board committees will meet June 26-27, he said.

The presidential search committee, which selected finalists and is interviewing three candidates for UT’s top job, will meet to assess the candidates at 5:30 p.m., June 26, in the board room.

Candidates for the presidency are Dr. G. Wayne Brown of Nashville, president of Cornerstone Communications; acting UT President Joseph E. Johnson; and Dr. Lee B. Jones, executive vice president and provost of the University of Nebraska. The committee considered 16 applicants, Brogan said.

The trustees will approve the university’s 1991-92 budget and consider increases in fees for the school year starting this fall, Brogan said.

New academic programs at UT-Chattanooga and UT-Martin are up for consideration. UTC seeks approval for a master of accountancy degree, and UT-Martin is requesting approval for international studies and aviation programs.

Other board committees scheduled to meet Wednesday, June 26:

* Agriculture, 7 a.m., Veterinary Teaching Hospital.

* Academic Committee, 10:30 a.m., board room.

* Development, Alumni Affairs and Governmental Affairs, noon, Thompson-Boling Arena dining room.

* Faculty, Staff and Student Affairs, 1:30 p.m., board room.

* Public Service and University Relations, 2:30 p.m., board room.

* Finance Committee, 3:30 p.m., board room.

* Executive Committee, 5 p.m., board room.

The Health Affairs Committee will meet at 8 a.m., June 27, in the Thompson-Boling Arena dining room.

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