Jimmy G. Cheek News

Staff Invited to Meet with President Simek as Part of Campus Tour

UT President Jan Simek and Chancellor Jimmy Cheek will meet with UT Knoxville staff members from 3 to 4 p.m. on Oct. 6 in the Baker Center’s Toyota Auditorium. This event is part of the President’s statewide tour of campuses and institutes. We hope you will be a part of his visit and take this opportunity to hear more about the university’s strategic initiatives, as well as challenges and opportunities for the future.

UT Knoxville Celebrates Investiture of Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek

UT Knoxville welcomed Jimmy G. Cheek as its seventh chancellor Friday during an investiture ceremony held in his honor. The event, held to formally acknowledge Cheek’s new role, in which he has been serving since Feb. 1, also provided an opportunity for Cheek to lay out his vision for UT Knoxville to an audience comprising trustees, faculty, staff, students, alumni and representatives of government and other institutions of higher education.

Cheek Helps Habitat for Humanity ‘Blitz Build’

UT Knoxville Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek lent a helping hand yesterday to Knoxville Habitat for Humanity’s “Blitz Build,” an effort to construct six homes in seven days in the Mechanicsville neighborhood.