Marianne Wanamaker has been appointed executuve director of UT’s Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy. Her first day is July 1.
The UT Knoxville Advisory Board will meet at 10:00 a.m. EDT on April 30.
Baker Center Director Matt Murray will retire July 31. An internal search for Murray’s successor will begin immediately.
Chancellor Donde Plowman and Provost John Zomchick announced plans to return to a fully in-person campus experience this fall.
Chancellor Donde Plowman sat for an interview covering her first 14 months in the job, including her effort to build trust and communication with faculty and staff and how her priorities quickly pivoted in March when COVID-19 was declared a pandemic.
The UT Knoxville Advisory Board will meet at 12:00 p.m. EDT on Friday, November 20. The meeting will be initiated from Knoxville with all advisory board members participating electronically or by telephone.
On Tuesday, February 25, UT will host a daylong celebration with special events for students, faculty, staff, and alumni. The theme of the celebration is food insecurity awareness, incorporating service projects to provide food to those in need.
UT is at a moment of great opportunity, and capitalizing on this momentum requires the courage to take risks, to care about one another, and to lead our state and world.
A cookout, hot chocolate bar, painting the Rock, and a celebration on social media are just some of the special events taking place as UT celebrates first-generation college students November 4–8.
The final open office hours session with Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek for this academic year will be held from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 24. Chancellor Cheek began holding open office hours last fall to provide opportunities for faculty and staff to share ideas, thoughts, and questions. If you would like to meet
As part of the university’s ongoing mission to be a more work-friendly campus, Chancellor Cheek plans to regularly set aside office hours to meet with faculty and staff. The first two dates for scheduled office hours are November 19 and December 10. To schedule a time to meet with the chancellor, send an e-mail with
The vice chancellor for diversity candidate forums will continue next week. John O. Bello-Ogunu, Sr., associate vice president and chief diversity officer at the College of Charleston, will address the campus and answer questions on Tuesday, October 16. Melva “Cookie” Newsom, director of diversity education and assessment at the University of North Carolina at Chapel