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UT Knoxville Ranked a Top 50 Public Institution

U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges 2011

UT Knoxville joined the ranks of the nation’s Top 50 public institutions, according to U.S. News and World Report’s 2011 undergraduate rankings released today. UT Knoxville ranked 47th among all public universities, up five spots from last year, and 104th among all national universities.

College of Nursing to Offer Doctor of Nursing Practice Program

UT Knoxville has a new option for nursing students looking to further their education: the Doctor of Nursing Practice program. The degree complements but differs from the existing Ph.D. in nursing in that it is clinically-focused rather than research-focused.

Princeton Review Lists UT Among ’373 Best Colleges’

UT Knoxville is a “very affordable” and “dynamic” university with “excellent research facilities” and “ample undergraduate research opportunities,” according to The Princeton Review annual ratings released this week. UT is among only 15 percent of the nation’s four-year colleges and universities to be included in The Princeton Review’s new 2011 edition of “The Best 373 Colleges.”

Bredesen Charges UT Trustees with Hiring Solid Leader

Gov. Phil Bredesen, chairman of the University of Tennessee Board of Trustees, charged trustees and the university with hiring a president who will lead UT through a new era of great opportunities as it faces unprecedented budgetary challenges. Bredesen attended the board’s annual meeting in Knoxville Thursday, as trustees continued the search process by appointing a search committee.