Pellissippi State Community College and Cumberland University saw increased enrollment and degree completion in the four years since Tennessee Promise, the state’s flagship community college access program, was launched, according to studies by UT’s Postsecondary Education Research Center.
More than 100 family members, students, and faculty were on hand Saturday for the dedication of Stokely Hall in a ceremony that honored the family’s legacy of support for UT.
The Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy has released its schedule for lectures and events this spring.
Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek recently received a Legacy Award for Excellence through Leadership from Tarleton State University, his alma mater.
The campus community is invited to a reception for Chancellor Cheek, hosted by John Zomchick, interim provost and senior vice chancellor, from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, February 8.
Hundreds of UT students, faculty, and staff turned out on the plaza between Ferris and Perkins Halls on Thursday, November 3, for a celebration honoring John D. Tickle and the naming of the Tickle College of Engineering. Tickle was presented with tokens of appreciation including thank you notes written by many of the college’s 4,000
Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek invites faculty and staff to meet with him during open office hours on Friday, October 21.
For the upcoming election, the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy has challenged the University of Florida Bob Graham Center in a friendly competition to register the most students to vote. Students who will be eighteen years or older by Election Day November 8 can register online or in person at the Baker
During last year’s Big Orange Bus Tour, Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek and Associate Provost for Enrollment Management Kari Alldredge presented six lucky high school seniors with their acceptance letters to UT.
“It is a very sad day on Rocky Top. Volunteers around the world are mourning the loss of the legendary Pat Summitt.”
UT Knoxville is a much better university than it was seven years ago when Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek arrived. He has initiated and overseen a lengthy list of improvements—some visible on our campus landscape and others woven into the fabric of our university.
John Keny worked with Chancellor Cheek as both an undergraduate, as the chief of staff for Student Government Association, and graduate student, as the Graduate Student Senate president. In a personal letter, Keny says he will always be thankful for the opportunities he had to work closely with Cheek.