June 22, 2016

Chancellor Cheek Announces Plans to Step Down, Transition to Faculty

Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek announced Tuesday that he will step down as chancellor and transition to a faculty position teaching higher education leadership sometime in the next academic year. President Joe DiPietro will begin the search for a new chancellor immediately with the goal of filling the job by spring semester 2017. Read more...

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Cheek's Legacy Includes Many Points of Pride
UT Knoxville is a much better university than it was seven years ago when Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek arrived. He has initiated and overseen a lengthy list of improvements—some visible on our campus landscape and others woven into the fabric of our university. Read more...
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From Undergrad to Grad, Student Leader John Keny Says Thanks
John Keny worked with Chancellor Cheek as both an undergraduate, as the chief of staff for Student Government Association, and graduate student, as the Graduate Student Senate president. In a personal letter, Keny says he will always be thankful for the opportunities he had to work closely with Cheek. Read more...
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Announcements
Board of Trustees Meet Today and Thursday in Knoxville Read more...

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Events
Farmers Market, 4:00–7:00 p.m. Today Read more...

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Social Media

Twitter: @GregButcher_: Our campus will be modern, beautiful, and the envy of the nation in the next five years because of Chancellor Cheek. Read more...

Twitter: @SenAlexander: Jimmy Cheek has led @utknoxville w/ skill, patience. He has helped make a fine university even better. Read more...

Twitter: @TNpolicynurse: Thank you Chancellor Cheek for leading the University of Tennessee. I appreciate you! Read more...

Facebook: ‪‎CEHHS wishes UT Chancellor Jimmy Cheek the best of success as he steps down from his position to return to teaching. Read more...

Photography

Cheek Retrospective Flickr Album

View a photo album of some of the special moments from Chancellor Cheek's time as the leader of Knoxville's campus. Read more...

New Website Launches

The new utk.edu website, launched this week, aims to attract prospective students and prospective faculty or staff, while directing our current campus community to easily find what you need. Read more...

 
 
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