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The Chronicle of Higher Education: 2014 Influence List: Tennessee’s Pitchman

The Chronicle of Higher Education has named Governor Bill Haslam as one of its top nine influencers in higher education for 2014. Haslam is highlighted for his efforts to increase Tennesseans’ access to higher education, particularly through his “Drive to 55” campaign—an effort to get 55 percent of the state’s resident to earn college degrees—and

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UT Knoxville, Southwest Tennessee Community College to Approve Transfer Agreement

UT Knoxville and Southwest Tennessee Community College in Memphis are set to sign an agreement that paves the way for outstanding students from Southwest to earn degrees from UT Knoxville. The program will begin in fall 2010 and initially will include four majors: business, history, sociology and psychology.