Long-time UT fundraiser Chip Bryant has been named interim vice chancellor for alumni affairs and development effective August 1.
To enhance safety and expedite fan entry to athletic events, UT is implementing new safety policies for fans bringing bags into all athletic venues, including Neyland Stadium, beginning in August.
The Campus Safety, Health, and Environmental Association named Taylor Eighmy as a recipient of its 2016 Campus Leaders Who Care Award in recognition of his work to enhance laboratory and research safety at universities across the country.
In a column for The Hill, Stuart Brotman writes that “from the beginning of his presidential campaign, Donald Trump has led the charge against political correctness. Trump has continuously tested the boundaries of civic discourse.”
Mark Harmon, professor of journalism and electronic media and a former Knox County Commissioner, is writing a “Delegate Diary” for the News Sentinel from the 2016 Democratic National Convention.
AllVols.com is the new official website for fans to manage season tickets, make donations to the Tennessee Fund, purchase single-game tickets, and take advantage of other promotional opportunities and benefits from the Tennessee Athletic Department.
Matthew Theriot will become UT’s interim vice provost for faculty affairs on August 1. He also will continue to serve as associate provost for teaching and learning innovation.
Xylina Marshall, who graduated in May, is honing her Italian skills by participating in the VoluntarItaly program in Northern Italy. Marshall is one of nine students from UT’s Department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures’ Language and World Business program who are getting hands-on experience in business while applying their foreign language skills in internships this summer.
Fans thinking about pregame plans in Bristol, Tennessee, before the Volunteers take on the Virginia Tech Hokies on September 10 are invited to sign up for the Big Orange Tailgate Tour.
Professor Teri Baxter recently took time to analyze some of the Supreme Court’s recent rulings on major issues such as affirmative action, immigration, and abortion, as well as the impact of Justice Antonin Scalia’s unexpected death.