Fifteen of the nation’s top students have accepted the invitation to attend UT Knoxville as the 2009-2010 class of Haslam Scholars. The Haslam Scholars Program, launched last year, is a premier honors program at UT. More than 1,100 students met the eligibility criteria for the Haslam Scholars program, 250 students conducted initial interviews with the
Knoxville-area full-time faculty and staff should keep an eye on their mailboxes this week for the next issue of For Your Benefit, the one-stop shop for important UT employee information from HR. The newsletter provides employees with information about deadlines and other benefit opportunities throughout the calendar year.
Kickoff to Commencement is set for tonight at Thompson-Boling Arena. The event is held to honor all spring and summer graduates and officially begins the week of commencement ceremonies and activities. The evening will begin at 6 p.m. at the Torchbearer with the Aloha Oe ceremony, and then moves to the arena with an official
Former College of Communication and Information dean Faye Julian, who retired in 2005, will be honored with the 2009 Hileman Distinguished Alumni Award on May 7 at the college’s spring commencement.
UT has procured a Microsoft Campus Enterprise Agreement for Microsoft Office 2007 for Windows, Office 2008 for Macintosh, and the Windows Vista operating system. UT will distribute these products for use by faculty and staff on university-owned computers at no charge to departments.