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UT Band Director Resigns

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — James R. Sparks has resigned as director of the University of Tennessee Pride of the Southland band in lieu of being terminated, a UT official said Tuesday. Dr. John Peters, UT-Knoxville vice chancellor for academic affairs, said Sparks also resigned his tenured faculty position in the music department. Both resignations are effective