Chancellor Donde Plowman delivered her fifth annual Flagship Address to campus and community leaders on Thursday, using the moment to celebrate a year of record achievements while also urging the campus to continue building on that success.
More students are choosing to start their military careers at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, due to the strong reputation of its Army and Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps programs.
The enhanced admissions policy is an effort to further the university’s land-grant mission and recruit the brightest Tennessee students.
The school features a faculty roster that includes some of the country’s top experts in energy, transportation, national security, politics and foreign affairs.
Peyton Manning joined Chancellor Donde Plowman to recognize four new Peyton Manning Scholars.
The new facility provides nursing students with an unparalleled opportunity to learn at a respected academic medical center.
Thanks in part to record retention, growth in the number of graduate and professional students, and student success initiatives, UT is preparing to welcome more than 36,000 students to campus this fall.
Manning will join select classes during the academic year, bringing significant industry experience to the classroom and working alongside the college’s nationally recognized faculty to provide transformative learning experiences for students.
Eight graduate students at UT have been newly awarded National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships.
UT is the only public university in Tennessee to make the list compiled by Money Magazine.
Board approvals include zero tuition increases, stadium renovations, new academic programs and honorary degrees.
The director also met early-career faculty and toured labs with students.