UT will continue the test optional pilot program started last year, which makes submitting ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process optional for prospective students.
UT announced a new Global Ambassador Scholarship program for international students in an effort to broaden diversity and promote inclusivity across campus.
UT is launching a new leadership development and service program: the Volunteer Impact Academy, created through a partnership between UT’s Clay and Debbie Jones Center for Leadership and Service and Office of Undergraduate Admissions.
The Academy for Global Scholars, a program that provides first-year students with a unique opportunity for global engagement and individual growth, has welcomed 23 students into its inaugural class.
UT is set to surpass last year’s record enrollment as students begin their first day of classes today. More than 6,700 new students are expected this year, including freshmen, transfer, and Volunteer Bridge students.
UT is preparing to welcome its largest freshman class on record—about 5,180 students.
The Greater Knoxville Business Journal has announced its 2018 40 Under 40 class which includes three of UT’s young leaders.
Fabrizio D’Aloisio will join the Division of Enrollment Management as the assistant vice provost for enrollment management and director for undergraduate admissions on June 5.
Staff members from the Division of Enrollment Management visited Gatlinburg-Pittman High School recently to meet with 20 seniors admitted for the fall and replace admissions items they may have lost in the recent wildfires.
Kari Alldredge, formerly associate provost for enrollment management, has been named vice provost for enrollment management.
At 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 1, the university will capture the official enrollment data for fall 2015. In advance of Tuesday’s deadline, the Vice Provost of Faculty Affairs John Zomchick asks that faculty check their Banner data to ensure that the correct instructor of record is listed for each course and section.
UT will welcome 4,722 new Volunteers this week. The Class of 2019 has an average ACT score of 27 and a high school GPA of 3.89. About 49 percent of the class has a high school GPA of 4.0 or higher.