Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek announced Tuesday, June 21, that he will step down as chancellor and transition to a faculty position teaching higher education leadership sometime in the next academic year. President Joe DiPietro will begin the search for a new chancellor immediately with the goal of filling the job by spring semester 2017.
A crowd gathered Friday to dedicate the Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research within UT’s Haslam College of Business and to honor alumni and benefactors Randy and Jenny Boyd. The Randy and Jenny Boyd Distinguished Professorship was also created, and will be linked to the director of the Boyd Center going forward.
Forbes magazine has ranked UT among the top 20 places to work in higher education in the United States, according to its 2016 America’s Best Employers list.
The Board of Trustees approved two proposals today to name a national research center and a new residence hall on the Knoxville campus.
Knoxville-area faculty, staff, and retirees are invited to the Picnic on the Plaza, to be held from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Friday, April 22, in Thompson-Boling Arena.
The UT Space Institute has resumed its search for a new director to replace the retiring Buddy Moore.
All Tennessee women’s athletics teams will wear a commemorative Lady Vol logo patch on their uniform, honoring the legacy of the Lady Vols during the 2016–2017 season.
UT took several steps today to reiterate its commitment to diversity and inclusion while acknowledging missteps in a recent web posting about holiday party considerations for faculty and staff.
The university does not have an official policy regarding religious and cultural décor and celebrations in the workplace.
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business is kicking off an ambitious campaign to raise $175 million as the college continues to grow as a driving force in Tennessee’s economic well-being.
Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek invites faculty and staff to meet with him during his open office hours throughout the day on Friday, November 6. Appointments must be arranged in advance. Please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org by the close of business on Friday, October 30.
The first Chancellor’s Big Orange Bus Tour concluded Thursday with a stop at Farragut High School. Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek brought great news to thirty Knox County students this week by dropping into their classrooms to hand deliver an offer of admission. The Chancellor’s Big Orange Bus Tour began on Sunday, September 20, and traveled