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UTSI Fills Chair of Excellence (175)

TULLAHOMA, Tenn. — A professor of mechanical engineering at Penn State University, Dr. Charles Merkle, has accepted appointment to a Chair of Excellence at the University of Tennessee Space Institute.  UTSI Vice President Dwayne McCay said Merkle will fill the Arnold Chair of Excellence in Computational Mechanics. All UT Chairs of Excellence are each funded

McCurry Head UT-Knoxville Development (85)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.– Rickey McCurry is the interim vice chancellor of development and alumni affairs at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville.  McCurry will hold the post until a permanent replacement for Jack Williams is named, UT-Knoxville Chancellor Bill Snyder said Wednesday.  Williams became vice president for development and alumni affairs for the UT system June 1.  McCurry