UT Board, Finance Committee To Meet May 26

KNOXVILLE — The University of Tennessee Board of Trustees will meet Thursday, May 26, in Knoxville.

The meeting is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. EDT in room 157 of the Plant Biotechnology Building on the agriculture campus.

The board will act on UT President John Petersen’s recommendation of Dr. Roger G. Brown as the next chancellor of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

Immediately following action on the UTC chancellor position, the finance committee of the board will convene for a budget workshop.

Following the workshop, the committee’s capital projects subcommittee will meet to discuss statewide infrastructure needs.

Committee members are: Bill Stokely, committee chair, Knoxville; Johnnie Amonette, Memphis; Jim Haslam, Knoxville; Jerry Jackson, Dyersburg; Lynn Johnson, Kingsport; and Bucky Wolford, Chattanooga.

Ex officio members: Don Stansberry, vice chairman of the board; and UT President John Petersen.