Research grants and contracts continue their upward trend at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. External research funding increased to more than $188 million in fiscal year 2010, adding $10 million to last year’s total and setting an all-time high for the campus.
The Access and Diversity Staff Retention Fund is taking a proactive role in helping UT employees expand their cultural awareness. The fund gives monetary assistance to any Knoxville-area system, Ag campus or UT Knoxville staff or faculty employee interested in attending a program on diversity. These programs include national seminars and conferences relating to diversity and multicultural themes.