Supervisors can download relevant forms at http://hr.utk.edu/perf_eval.shtml or call 974-6018 for a copy via campus mail. Employees can prepare by studying the performance evaluation form and by making notes before meeting with their supervisors. See related column with Alan Chesney, executive director of HR-Knoxville.
In the wake of the tornados that ripped through Middle Tennessee two weeks ago, two Knoxville organizations are making it easier for UT faculty, staff and students to contribute financially to those in need.
Interim Chancellor Jan Simek’s visit last week to the College of Nursing continues a tradition for top administrators to visit colleges and departments that started last year. Simek praised the college for the "care and consideration shown to students and its outstanding service to the community."
Annual performance reviews will be due soon; but Alan Chesney, executive director of human resources for the Knoxville campus, says that rather than dreading them employees should see the review process as an opportunity to have a conversation with a supervisor in which they take an active role in presenting their accomplishments over the past
The Rachel Schlafer-Parton who is a musician and vocalist has quite a following around East Tennessee. Her world is filled with the sounds of musical instruments and singing voices. But, there’s another Rachel whose workdays are filled with interpreting for the deaf in UT classrooms and lecture halls—who uses only her hands, body language and
A newly launched UT cable television channel, a safety campaign aimed at providing information to students and faculty, and a fundraising invitation garnered grand prize awards for the University of Tennessee at the 2008 CASE III conference held Sunday through Tuesday in Atlanta.
Printmaking and basketball at the University of Tennessee are among the best in the nation. Both will be celebrated at the Big Orange Ink Open House, an annual event that gives the community a chance to see the work of students and faculty in the printmaking program in the UT School of Art.
The College of Social Work is expanding its MSSW program, which already is offered at campuses in Knoxville, Nashville and Memphis. Beginning this summer the College of Social Work will offer two distance-education programs for students pursuing an MSSW. Most of the classes will be taught online and administered through UT’s Department of Distance Education
Asian and Italian fare will flavor the menu at the Ready for the World Cafe today, tomorrow and Wednesday. The menu, designed by students Aaron Swersky and Daniel Knopf, will include Chinese napa cabbage salad, vegetable fried rice, teriyaki pork chops, three cheese manicotti, creamed spinach, chicken parmesan, shrimp and cheese grits and assorted desserts.
Asian and Italian fare will flavor the menu at the Ready for the World Cafe Feb. 25-27. The menu, designed by students Aaron Swersky and Daniel Knopf, will include Chinese napa cabbage salad, vegetable fried rice, teriyaki pork chops, three cheese manicotti, creamed spinach, chicken parmesan, shrimp and cheese grits and assorted desserts.
Students at Gibbs High School wanted to have a special program to celebrate Black History Month, but they needed ideas. The UT Africana Studies program was eager to help. The result will look like an episode of "The Oprah Winfrey Show," and students will learn about many famous African-American historical figures, inventors, musicians and athletes.
This Commercial Appeal article studies the resurgence in popularity of K-8 schools, where students share the same school over a broader age range. UT education professor Vincent Anfara is quoted in the article and says that high-quality teaching is just as important as the configuration of grade structures.