Chancellor News

Call to Conserve Energy During New Peak Times

Today marks the beginning of Earth Month as well as a change in the way our campus purchases electricity. Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek outlines TVA’s new rate structure, which aims to reduce overall consumption during high energy use times, and what the campus community can do to help.

UT Agriculture Chancellor Search Accepting Nominations

UT Knoxville Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek is chairing the search committee to fill the UT Institute of Agriculture chancellor vacancy. He invites the UT community to help in the search process for this important position in the statewide UT System.

UT Knoxville Chancellor Honors Top Faculty, Staff and Students

UT Knoxville faculty, students and staff were recognized for their service and accomplishments at the Chancellor’s Honors Banquet held Monday at the University Center. Hosted by Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek, the annual event honors members of the campus community.

Employees Are Invited to Chat with Chancellor Cheek

Make plans to attend “Chatting with Chancellor Cheek,” a brown bag lunch with the UT Knoxville chancellor, at noon Monday, March 15, in the University Center Shiloh Room. Presented by the Exempt Staff Council, this event is open to all UT employees as an opportunity to learn more about what is happening both in higher education and at UT.

Growing Our Graduate Education Programs

Even during challenging economic times, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is making progress on key strategic goals by adding as many as 77 new graduate assistantships and fellowships in just this past year.

Chancellor Cheek Thanks Faculty for Attending Monday Meeting

Thank you to everyone who came to the first annual all-faculty meeting on Monday. Interim President Jan Simek, Faculty Senate President Toby Boulet and I shared information on the state of the university system, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and its faculty.

UT Knoxville Celebrates Investiture of Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek

UT Knoxville welcomed Jimmy G. Cheek as its seventh chancellor Friday during an investiture ceremony held in his honor. The event, held to formally acknowledge Cheek’s new role, in which he has been serving since Feb. 1, also provided an opportunity for Cheek to lay out his vision for UT Knoxville to an audience comprising trustees, faculty, staff, students, alumni and representatives of government and other institutions of higher education.