The audit committee of the University of Tennessee Board of Trustees is scheduled to meet Dec. 7 in Nashville. The meeting is set for 2 p.m. CST at the offices of Boult Cummings Conners and Berry PLC, 1600 Division St., Suite 700.
The College of Law has won a $90,000 competitive grant to broaden its work in assisting lawyers who represent school-aged students in education cases.
University of Tennessee professor Joseph V. Carcello will testify on Monday before the U.S. Treasury Advisory Committee on the auditing profession.
The Commission for Women is accepting nominations through Friday, Dec. 7, for their UT Notable Woman Award. The 2007 award will honor a notable woman who is a current or past administrator of the University of Tennessee.
The retention rate for first-time, full-time freshmen who began classes at UT Knoxville in fall 2006 is 84 percent. That’s an improvement over the past rate of 81.7 percent and rates that hovered between 75 percent and 80 percent for the decade prior to 2006.