UT received three awards at the National Association of Student Affairs Professionals annual conference last month. Terrell Strayhorn, special assistant to the provost and assistant professor in educational psychology and counseling, and a group of UT students attended the conference Feb. 21 in Atlanta.
In a first-of-its-kind partnership between a university and a non-governmental organization, UT’s Institute for a Secure and Sustainable Environment and the Cumberland River Compact have been named, collectively, a Center of Excellence for Watershed Management, which means the agencies will take on a critical role in restoring and protecting Tennessee’s polluted waterways.
"This week a subcommittee of the Strategic Planning Committee will be holding an open forum to solicit input from members of the staff on the Knoxville campus. Since we would like to encourage participation, I would like to ask all units to extend permission to staff members to attend this session."
This editorial in the Tennessean addresses Gov. Bredesen’s call for the establishment of a state energy policy. The article commends the research being done in the areas of bio-energy, energy efficiency and renewable resources by the University of Tennessee and ORNL.
In this article for Inside Higher Ed Todd A. Diacon, vice provost of academic operations at the University of Tennessee, discusses the business model, or "customer service," approach to educating students at colleges and universities.
An opinion piece by Dr. Lynn Cagle, associate dean for professional licensure and outreach in the College of Education, Health and Human Sciences at the University of Tennessee, was published in the Tennessean on March 9. In the article Cagle discusses education reform and UT’s teaching programs.