The Graduate School encourages faculty to help UT attract the best and brightest students by reaching out to prospective PhD candidates now to remind them of the January 17, 2018, application deadline for the FY 2019 Tennessee Fellowship for Graduate Excellence.
A $4 million fellowship program will help UT recruit the best and brightest graduate students from around the world. The Tennessee Fellowship for Graduate Excellence, administered by the Graduate School, will debut in the fall of 2017 as the university’s premier graduate fellowship program.
Jeff Fairbrother, head of the Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sports Studies, has been named interim associate dean of academic and faculty affairs for the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences.
Dixie L. Thompson has been named vice provost and dean of the Graduate School.
Three internal candidates for vice provost and dean of the Graduate School will hold open forums at which they will make presentations and answer questions from the campus community.