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UT Tightens Class Drop Policy; Four is the Undergraduate Limit

Starting this fall, students at UT Knoxville will be limited to dropping only four classes during the course of their undergraduate program. The more stringent policy will increase course availability for students and make more efficient use of faculty time, according to Sally McMillan, vice provost for academic affairs.

New Grant Funding for Outreach Projects

UT Knoxville’s Office of Research and the Academic Outreach and Engagement Council recently announced a new incentive grant program to fund campus outreach projects. As part of the campus’ commitment to community engagement and the scholarship of academic outreach, the two units have issued a call for proposals that may include projects, partnerships or programs that promote outreach and engagement in research, scholarship, or creative activity; in teaching; or in service.