Our Board of Trustees yesterday approved a 6 percent tuition increase for returning in-state students. Our new “Take 15, Graduate in 4” tuition model takes effect this fall for all new full-time freshmen, transfer students, and those who are re-enrolling after a withdrawal or an interruption of a semester or more.
Students from Austin-East and Fulton High Schools this month studied cancer genetic markers; science, technology, engineering, and math education; and written and verbal communications as part of the UT-Project GRAD Summer Institute. The weeklong residential program, taught by UT faculty, invited 130 rising juniors and seniors to experience what it was like to live, eat,
The Board of Trustees approved a proposal Thursday to assume ownership of 4.3 miles of campus streets now owned by the City of Knoxville. In the initial phase, the Knoxville campus will assume ownership and maintenance responsibilities for several streets including Andy Holt Avenue, Pat Head Summitt Street, Johnny Majors Drive, and Lake Loudoun Boulevard.
The work of anthropology professor Jan Simek has been featured in multiple news outlets, including CNN. Simek and colleagues from the University of the South, the US Geological Survey, and Mississippi State University spent about a decade and a half documenting rock art of the Cumberland Plateau, which slices across Tennessee between Chattanooga and Nashville.
Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek shared the university’s goals for enhancing summer term with members of the UT Board of Trustees yesterday. UT exceeds the Top 25 average for percentage of undergraduate, graduate, and professional students participating in the summer term. Making the summer term a more viable option for students helps improve the university’s four-year