UT alumnus Timothy Hulsey has been named associate provost and director of the Chancellor’s Honors and Haslam Scholars programs. He will begin on July 1. He currently is the founding dean of the Honors College at Virginia Commonwealth University. Hulsey will be responsible for recruiting honors students and faculty to work with them. Among other duties, he will work with academic departments and faculty members to offer honors sections in general education courses and provide research experiences for honors students.
Haslam Scholars News
Fadi Saleh is a UT pre-med sophomore from Memphis who’s making a name for himself in the Internet music mash-up world. His recent video of President Barack Obama “singing” Carly Rae Jepsen’s hit “Call Me Maybe” has been an Internet and media sensation this summer, earning mentions on CNN and in Us Weekly magazine, The Huffington Post, New York Daily News, and dozens of other outlets.
The Knoxville News Sentinel took an inside look into the thirteen students graduating this week as part of the inaugural class of Haslam Scholars, UT’s premier scholarship program.
This fall, fifteen high school seniors will enter the university as the 2012 class of Haslam Scholars, the university’s premier, four-year scholarship program. The group includes the program’s first male scholar-athlete, swimmer Ben Miller, and Franco D’Aprile, the sibling of a current Haslam Scholar.
Next month, the first class of Haslam Scholars will graduate. These students arrived at UT four years ago as part of the inaugural class of the Haslam Scholars Program, a premier four-year scholarship program created with generous contributions from Jimmy and Dee Haslam and Jim and Natalie Haslam.
Caitlin Conley Wise will never forget the day she met Steve and Laura Morris, who are making her college dreams a reality. Wise is part of the university’s first-year class of Haslam Scholars and the first student to benefit from the M. Steven and Laura Capps Morris Endowed Honors Scholarship, which is awarded to an outstanding student each fall.