Alumnus Charles O. “Chad” Holliday—chairman of the board of Bank of America, former CEO of DuPont, and a leader in business sustainability—will receive the fourth honorary degree granted by UT. The degree was approved by the Board of Trustees at its meeting today. Holliday will receive an honorary doctorate in engineering at the December 15
The UT Board of Trustees voted Thursday to approve a $1.9 billion system-wide budget that includes a pay increase for Knoxville campus faculty and staff and a boost in funds for student success and academic programs. The board also voted to approve an 8 percent tuition increase for UT Knoxville students.
The University of Tennessee Board of Trustees will meet Thursday and Friday, October 27 and 28, in the Hollingsworth Auditorium of the Ellington Plant Sciences building, on the UT Agriculture campus. The full board’s meeting will begin at 1:30 p.m., Friday, October 28.
The University of Tennessee Presidential Search Committee held its first meeting Thursday and named the members of its Search Advisory Council. The Presidential Search Committee was appointed during the UT Board of Trustees annual meeting. The committee, to be chaired by Board of Trustees Vice Chair James Murphy III, will be assisted by the search
The University of Tennessee Board of Trustees approved Thursday a $1.9 billion budget for fiscal year 2011 which includes the final year of federal stimulus funding and a 9 percent tuition increase at the Knoxville, Martin and Chattanooga campuses.
Gov. Phil Bredesen, chairman of the University of Tennessee Board of Trustees, charged trustees and the university with hiring a president who will lead UT through a new era of great opportunities as it faces unprecedented budgetary challenges. Bredesen attended the board’s annual meeting in Knoxville Thursday, as trustees continued the search process by appointing