The UT and Oak Ridge National Laboratory Joint Institute for Advanced Materials has named Veerle Keppens as its new director.
UT Knoxville is a much better university than it was seven years ago when Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek arrived. He has initiated and overseen a lengthy list of improvements—some visible on our campus landscape and others woven into the fabric of our university.
John Keny worked with Chancellor Cheek as both an undergraduate, as the chief of staff for Student Government Association, and graduate student, as the Graduate Student Senate president. In a personal letter, Keny says he will always be thankful for the opportunities he had to work closely with Cheek.
UT Police Department Deputy Chief Keith Lambert graduated from the 264th Session of the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia, on June 10.
Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek announced Tuesday, June 21, that he will step down as chancellor and transition to a faculty position teaching higher education leadership sometime in the next academic year. President Joe DiPietro will begin the search for a new chancellor immediately with the goal of filling the job by spring semester 2017.
Provost Susan Martin recently named Gloria Z. Greenfield an honorary artist in residence in Journalism and Electronic Media and Cinema Studies.
Parking and Transit Services has temporary positions open for parking attendants.
UT scholarships are now available to cover costs for a nonprofit board member training program offered through the Haslam College of Business in partnership with Knoxville’s Alliance for Better Nonprofits.
UT Extension has been awarded one of four $10,000 sponsorships from HughesNet to implement a “Summer Camp STEM Experience” during Junior 4-H camp this summer.
The public is invited to the McClung Museum at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, June 26, for a free film screening about fact and fiction in dinosaur films.