In celebration of Black History Month, faculty, staff, and students are invited to participate in the African American Read-In from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. on Friday, February 27, in Hodges Library.
Work is underway to refresh the Vol Vision/Journey to the Top 25 strategic plan. The campus will reviewing accomplishments, identifying areas where more progress is needed, and updating metrics of the Top 25 initiative.
As the detailed study of best practices within manufacturing has become more commonplace in recent years, the Reliability and Maintainability Center at UT has stepped to the forefront as a well-respected hub of learning. The center has signed about 55 corporate partners and will host its nineteenth annual Maintenance and Reliability Conference, MARCON, February 23–26 at the Knoxville Convention Center.
Steven Escar Smith, dean of UT Libraries, has been appointed to the executive board of Tenn-Share, the statewide library consortium. He will serve as a member and secretary to the board through 2016.
The Chancellor’s Honors Banquet celebrates excellence at UT. Faculty, staff, and students are asked to nominate those who embody the highest level of scholastic and service accomplishments for awards.
Twenty-five years ago Lynn Champion, director of communications for the College of Arts and Sciences, founded a lecture series before home football games featuring talks by faculty from the college. From 1989 through 2014, Champion organized and staffed the Pregame Showcase, never missing a lecture.
UT has been included in the Princeton Review’s Colleges That Pay You Back: The 200 Best Value Colleges and What It Takes to Get In 2015 edition.
Many Facilities Services teams routinely go beyond the call of duty in performing their jobs. To honor these employees, the department recently instituted its Exceptional Team Award.
HealthBeat 2015 will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 7, in the Carolyn P. Brown Memorial University Center Ballroom.
All instructional faculty, both tenured and non-tenured, have received or will soon be receiving the COACHE workplace satisfaction survey.