WUOT will premier a new feature, Classics for Kids®, tomorrow, Aug. 2. Produced by Cincinnati Public Radio, Classics for Kids is an educational program for kids of all ages that brings classical music’s great composers to life through music and stories. WUOT will air the six-minute feature Saturdays at 7:53 a.m. and Mondays at 3 p.m.
Writer Kali Meister is the UT Libraries’ new Jack E. Reese writer in residence. She began her appointment on Aug. 1. As writer in residence, Meister will coordinate the Writers in the Library series, which features readings and performances by local and nationally-known writers and artists.
While faculty and staff can expect the same great services from University Libraries, they should be aware of a few changes in procedures and service points at John C. Hodges Library.
Margie Nichols, currently chief of staff to the University of Tennessee president, will be named interim vice chancellor for communications for the UT Knoxville campus. Nichols’ appointment was jointly announced on Thursday by UT President John Petersen and UT Knoxville Interim Chancellor Jan Simek.
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, thanks July’s retirees for their many years of hard work and service. Eighteen of the 44 employees who retired in July worked at the university for over 30 years! Your dedication helps make this institution what it is today. See the complete list of July’s retirees at http://hr.utk.edu/retirees/08july.html
Circle Drive will be closed from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2, due to crane work at Hesler Biology Building.
The Department of University Housing is asking for help from deans, directors and department heads in welcoming the Class of 2012 to campus on Saturday, August 16. Meeting a chancellor, provost, vice-chancellor, vice-provost, dean, director or department head on move-in day will make a terrific and long-lasting first impression for the university’s newcomers.
The Office of Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration has been reorganized following the June 30, 2008, retirement of Executive Director Ray Hamilton. Jonee Daniels-Lindstrom has been named Associate Vice Chancellor with responsibilities for Budget and Finance, Sponsored Programs Accounting, Bursar’s Office, Vending and VolCard Office. Gena Wilson is now serving as Director of Budget and Finance. Susan
Circle Drive will be closed from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2, due to crane work at Hesler Biology Building. The closure will start just south of the access drive in front of Walters Life Sciences Building.
President John Petersen and Interim Chancellor Jan Simek announced yesterday that Margie Nichols, Chief of Staff to the President, has been named the Interim Vice Chancellor at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. She will take office Sept. 1.
Before the rush of the semester’s activities begins, Todd Diacon, Vice Provost for Academic Operations, wants to tell you about the class of 2012, new academic policies, and to remind you of existing programs and offerings.
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is one of the nation’s best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review, one of the nation’s top education service and evaluation companies. UT is one of only 15 percent of America’s 2,500 four-year colleges chosen for inclusion in the publication.