Petersen Visits Knoxville Campus

UT President John Petersen meets with Facilities Services employees Tuesday during his Knoxville campus visitUniversity of Tennessee president John Petersen visited the Knoxville campus Tuesday, as part of his annual statewide tour of UT’s campuses and units.

Speaking with a group of employees outside the Facilities Services building, Petersen was asked about looming state-mandated budget cuts for higher education, increasing energy efficiency on campus, and the search for a new UT Knoxville chancellor.

Petersen and interim Knoxville chancellor Jan Simek also appeared at an open-forum discussion session at the University Center auditorium. Click here to view archived video of Petersen’s remarks.