faculty News

Faculty Pub Schedule for Spring 2012

The Faculty Pub reopens today for the spring semester at the Bridgeview Grill on Neyland Drive. The pub will be open from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. each Thursday for the remainder of the semester. This semester also will include “Third Thursdays,” three special pub nights which will feature live music performed by UT faculty.

Last Faculty Pub of the Semester

Today is the final Faculty Pub for the fall semester. As always, pub hours in the Bridgeview Grill are from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m., and faculty and administrators can park in the C-15 staff parking lot across Neyland Drive.

Apply Now for Women’s Leadership Program

Nominees and applications are being accepted until December 5 for the third class of the UT Knoxville Women’s Leadership Program. Designed to encourage a stronger pipeline of women faculty and staff members into campus leadership positions, the Women’s Leadership Program is a one-year commitment that combines intensive leadership training with monthly sessions that include readings, speakers, and discussions.

Launch of Faculty Pub Thursdays

Sarah Gardial, vice provost for faculty affairs, invites faculty to the grand opening of the Faculty Pub at Bridgeview Grill. The pub will operate every Thursday from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. for the remainder of the semester. The aim of the Faculty Pub is to provide a relaxed environment for faculty and administrators to gather.

Share Your 9/11 Story

Next month will mark the tenth anniversary of the September 11, 2011, terrorist attacks. The UT Media Relations office is looking for UT faculty, staff, students, and alumni who were in New York or Washington, D.C., and witnessed the attacks or who played a role in the rescue or cleanup operations. We’re also looking for people who have seen their work, research, or lives greatly impacted by 9/11.

UT Knoxville Launches Annual Information Security Survey

Beginning this month, when faculty and staff members register computers for use on the UT Knoxville network, they will be asked to complete a brief survey as part of the university’s annual Self-Certification process. The survey questions will be in regard to the types of information employees electronically store and whether or not the devices for which they are responsible contain legally protected information.

University Housing Asks for Move-in Volunteers

Each year, the Department of University Housing asks faculty and staff members to come and assist on one of the busiest and most important days of the new school year: the arrival of the incoming freshmen class. On Saturday, August 13, move-in day will set a lasting impression of our campus for students and parents. To make it a great process, university housing needs your help.