Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek shared the university’s goals for enhancing summer term with members of the UT Board of Trustees yesterday. UT exceeds the Top 25 average for percentage of undergraduate, graduate, and professional students participating in the summer term. Making the summer term a more viable option for students helps improve the university’s four-year graduation rate. Research shows that summer school promotes student success.
Summer Term Task Force News
Lisa Yamagata-Lynch, associate professor in the Department of Educational Psychology and Counseling, has been named the chancellor’s administrative intern for implementation of the Summer Term Task Force recommendations. In this new role, she will be responsible for improving enrollment during the summer term in 2014 and fulfilling recommendations identified by the Summer Term Task Force.