UT’s Board of Trustees will meet March 31–April 1, at UT Martin.
UT System News
Help create and sustain a safe and healthy workplace by completing UT’s new online training designed to promote greater awareness and enable action about sexual assault, stalking, intimate partner violence and sexual harassment.
A collection of future doctors, lawyers, engineers, executives, and idea-generators who lined the halls of Legislative Plaza on Wednesday all had one thing in common: UT.
UT President Joe DiPietro presents his inaugural State of the University address in Nashville and via webcast at 4:00 p.m. EST today.
A new statewide initiative is encouraging Tennesseans with some college credit to return and finish the degree they started.
The White House Forum on Connecting Regional Innovation Ecosystems to Federal and National Labs was an opportunity for political, educational and scientific leaders to discuss ways that economic growth benefits from research facilities.
Herb Byrd III has been selected to serve as the next vice president for public service and to lead UT’s statewide Institute for Public Service. President Joe DiPietro made the announcement Thursday, following an internal search launched in August.
On Tuesday, Governor Bill Haslam announced plans to enhance the State’s Drive to 55 initiative with several proposed changes in the structure of higher education across the state. In a message to all UT employees, President Joe DiPietro said he was in attendance for the announcement, and while the impact appears to be minimal to the UT System, he will remain watchful as the plan unfolds.
The UT System’s Knoxville footprint is growing to include the Mechanicsville area with the relocation of the UT Institute for Public Service. Sixty-five people who work in IPS Knoxville offices will move into a building, previously occupied by state of Tennessee employees, at 1610 University Avenue beginning Monday.
The UT Board of Trustees approved resolutions on Friday to honor two longtime employees who are retiring this year after more than forty years of service.