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Cheek’s Legacy Includes Many Points of Pride

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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.

Chancellor Cheek Announces Plans to Step Down, Transition to Faculty

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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.

Be Well Is Looking for Wellness Champions on Campus

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Be Well is enlisting the help of Wellness Champions on campus to bring information about the initiative and resources into their departments and to encourage and support those around them as they adopt healthier habits.

Going to the Rio Olympics?

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The Office of Communications and Marketing wants to hear from faculty, staff, students, and athletes who are traveling to Rio de Janiero, Brazil, for the 2016 Summer Olympics, August 5-21.