Don Bruce News

Don Bruce Appointed New SEC and NCAA Faculty Athletics Representative

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Economics professor Don Bruce has been named UT’s new faculty athletics representative for the Southeastern Conference and the National Collegiate Athletic Association. In the new role, Bruce will work closely with top university administrators to support a campus environment where academics remain a central focus in college sports.

Mini-Summit to Focus on Poverty and Health Care

“Poverty and Health Care,” is the theme of a mini-summit to be held on March 31 at UT Knoxville. It is the second of three mini-summits looking at various aspects of poverty to be held this spring on campus.

UT Study: Tennessee Schools Face Widening Teacher Gap

The number of teachers in Tennessee public school systems will not keep up with future demand, forcing school systems to look elsewhere, including out of state, to find teachers to educate the state’s growing population of school-age children. That is the major finding in “Supply and Demand for Teachers in Tennessee,” a study released today by the Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER) at UT Knoxville.