This year, 13 of the 15 students in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s most prestigious undergraduate academic scholars program are from Tennessee.
These students will join more than 2,100 US citizens who study, conduct research, teach English, and provide expertise abroad for the 2020–21 academic year through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Campus Advisory Board, which met remotely Wednesday, voted to recommend a zero-percent tuition increase for the 2020–21 academic year.
Deborah Crawford will lead UT Knoxville’s research as a member of the chancellor’s cabinet, with responsibility for developing and implementing research plans, building innovative partnerships, and raising the university’s national and international reputation.
To celebrate the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s 225th anniversary, the Jones Center for Leadership and Service designed a three-tiered medallion system to recognize students who log over 100 hours of community service during their time at UT.
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Chancellor Donde Plowman announced today the decision to bring students back for an on-campus experience this fall. Plowman said social distancing and enhanced safety procedures will be part of the new normal for students.
Agenda items include: Approval of the minutes of the last meeting, an update from Chancellor Donde Plowman, and the recommendation of the campus operating budget for fiscal year 2021.
Invested in local outreach programs and community service, Pride of the Southland Color Guard squad leader Uriah Richey plans to dedicate her career to helping others.
Frank Cuevas previously served as assistant and then associate vice chancellor for student life. He also oversaw student housing at UT for seven years, beginning in 2010.
Approximately 90 percent of the initial CARES Act funding is being disbursed directly to about 9,000 eligible students in the form of grant aid due to COVID-19.
Although in-person commencement ceremonies in May had to be postponed for safety, UT will recognize graduates and their outstanding achievements over the next few weeks.
Students weren’t able to finish their semester on campus due to the coronavirus pandemic, but notable alumni and university supporters made sure they felt the Volunteer spirit.