Margie Nichols News

Chancellor’s Big Orange Bus Tour Spreads Vol Cheer at Nine High Schools


The first Chancellor’s Big Orange Bus Tour concluded Thursday with a stop at Farragut High School. Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek brought great news to thirty Knox County students this week by dropping into their classrooms to hand deliver an offer of admission. The Chancellor’s Big Orange Bus Tour began on Sunday, September 20, and traveled more than 1,300 miles to visit nine high schools in eight cities across the state. Seniors who applied to UT in early August were among the first to be admitted to the Class of 2020.

Chancellor Cheek Announces Selection of Nichols as Vice Chancellor for Communications

“I’m pleased to announce the selection of Margie Nichols as vice chancellor for communications for the Knoxville campus,” says UT Knoxville Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek. “Margie has done an outstanding job in helping represent UT Knoxville to its internal and external audiences, and I’m confident she will continue to do so for many years to come.”