As the spring semester concludes, UT Knoxville will begin a full week of commencement ceremonies and celebrations beginning Saturday, May 8. More than 4,300 undergraduate or graduate students will receive degrees from UT Knoxville this spring.
UT Knoxville will give former Vice President and Nobel Peace Prize winner Al Gore an honorary doctorate at the Spring commencement exercise for the College of Arts and Sciences. The ceremony will be held in the Thompson-Boling Arena and Assembly Center at 8:30 a.m., Friday, May 14.
The first of four finalists for the job of director of the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy at UT Knoxville will participate in a public forum today. The forum featuring Kenneth Richards will be held from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the Toyota Auditorium at the Baker Center, 1640 Cumberland Ave.