Posts By: Rebekah Winkler

The Chronicle of Higher Education: 2014 Influence List: Tennessee’s Pitchman

The Chronicle of Higher Education has named Governor Bill Haslam as one of its top nine influencers in higher education for 2014. Haslam is highlighted for his efforts to increase Tennesseans’ access to higher education, particularly through his “Drive to 55″ campaign—an effort to get 55 percent of the state’s resident to earn college degrees—and

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UT’s Parker Selected as National Science Foundation Division Director

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When an accomplished faculty member takes a new position with another institution, it typically isn’t cause for celebration. However, when that institution is the National Science Foundation and the professor can continue working with their school—as is the case with UT’s Lynne Parker—it is a double bonus for the university.