Starting this fall, UT will offer a new undergraduate minor in public policy focused on statistical tools and data analysis—skills increasingly valued by businesses, think tanks, nonprofits and the public sector.
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.
Stuart N. Brotman, the Howard Distinguished Endowed Professor of Media Management and Law and Beaman Professor of Communication and Information, is the 2016 recipient of the Lifetime Achievement in Scholarship Award from the Broadcast Education Association.
The Smart Communities Initiative is wrapping up its second year, and an upcoming event will showcase some of the work that’s been done for this year’s community partner, the Southeast Tennessee Development District.
UT seeks to address a potential shortfall in the geoscience industry by expanding and diversifying the geoscience workforce through a new project that will attract and recruit community college students to four-year programs at UT.
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.
Members of the Milestone Review Committee want to hear your thoughts about that question and others as part of the process for refreshing UT Knoxville’s Vol Vision strategic plan.
The Milestone Review Committee will hold the final two open forums later this month for the university community to discuss updates to Vol Vision, the university’s strategic plan, which serves as a roadmap for the Top 25 journey.
The Milestone Review Committee has been working on an update of our strategic plan, which will be called Vol Vision 2020, and is now hosting forums during which the campus community can share ideas about the challenges and opportunities which lie ahead.
Work is underway to refresh the Vol Vision/Journey to the Top 25 strategic plan. The campus will reviewing accomplishments, identifying areas where more progress is needed, and updating metrics of the Top 25 initiative.
Since embarking on its journey to become a Top 25 public research university, UT Knoxville has made some good progress in its five priority areas—undergraduate education, graduate education, research, faculty and staff, and financial resources and infrastructure. To view Chancellor Cheek’s recent presentation to the Board of Trustees and to find all of the latest
Thanks to faculty and staff who took the Chronicle of Higher Education Best Colleges survey. The campus received a 43 percent participation rate. Results will help administrators to better understand the working environment and culture, our strengths, and areas that need improvement.