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Joe DiPietro, who became the 25th president of the University of Tennessee on Jan. 1, 2011, will speak at the Kiwanis Club of Columbia on Friday. DiPietro is the chief executive officer of a statewide university system that includes the flagship campus in Knoxville, campuses in Chattanooga and Martin, the ...
The University of Tennessee this week launched its first system-wide marketing campaign in 12 years to raise awareness about the work of campuses across the state. The campaign budget is currently $300,000, comprised of private fundraising and investment income. A first phase costing $220,000 will ...

KNOXVILLE, TN -- A respected University of Tennessee anthropology professor says bones found on a remote South Pacific island in 1940 are likely those of Amelia Earhart, the renowned aviatrix who, along with her navigator Fred Noonan, went missing during an around-the-world flight attempt in 1937.
As past presidents of the University of Tennessee Alumni Association and its 345,000-plus alumni, for many years we have observed that UT's strength is the unity by which the university system has operated in serving not only its students, but also citizens in our great state. This is a call to action to UT ...
A joint committee of faculty members and administrators from across the University of Tennessee's four campuses spent months revising the system's posttenure review policy, which it acknowledged was outdated and needed strengthening. The committee included the university system's Board of Trustees ...
A University of Tennessee at Knoxville student, Tanner Wray, was pronounced dead at the University of Tennessee Medical Center Friday night after collapsing during a boxing match unaffiliated with the college, WBIR reported. The Knoxville Police Department began to investigate Wray's death Saturday.

A proposal to overhaul the University of Tennessee board of trustees passed its first hurdle in a House subcommittee despite some concerns. The UT FOCUS Act, proposed by Gov. Bill Haslam, seeks to make considerable changes to the trustee board, most notably by pairing down its membership from 27 ...
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- The University of Tennessee's president said vandals at the Chattanooga campus have tried to cover up posters for black history month with ones referencing Adolf Hitler. The white nationalist group the Traditionalist Workers Party has advertised an event at the Knoxville campus, ...
University of Tennessee President Joe DiPietro sent an email to faculty Thursday criticizing the response to proposed changes to the post-tenure review process that some opponents say amounts to eliminating tenure. "Periodic post-tenure review of all tenured faculty is not uncommon in higher education, ...
Final touches are being made before the opening of the University of Tennessee Medical Center Neurocritical Care Unit on Monday, Feb. 5, 2018. The unit opened on Feb. 8. (Photo: Saul Young / News Sentinel). But the new 24-bed neurocritical care unit, which opened Thursday, will allow patients and the ...
Nashville, Tenn. (AP) -- The University of Tennessee at Knoxville's chancellor has drawn scrutiny during a Republican-led legislative meeting for attending a fundraiser that generated $300,000-plus for the school's LGBT center. The Vol Means All group says the Feb. 1 fundraising haul is 10 percent of ...
The McClung Museum at the University of Tennessee hosted its 21st Darwin Day celebration on Saturday by welcoming hundreds of parents and children for a celebratory birthday party for the late biologist who would have turned 209 on Monday, Feb. 12. The celebration marks the third year that a birthday ...
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- The University of Tennessee's president said vandals at the Chattanooga campus have tried to cover up posters for black history month with ones referencing Adolf Hitler. The white nationalist group the Traditionalist workers Party has advertised an event at the Knoxville campus, ...
University of Tennessee holds gathering against racism in advance of white nationalist talk. Rachel Ohm, USA Today ... Chancellor Beverly Davenport speaks out against hate at the United at the Rock Against Racism event at the University of Tennessee on Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. Knoxville News Sentinel.
But in the last week, Colorado State University and the University of Tennessee at Knoxville have been debating responses to white nationalists who have appeared on campus or plan to do so. At Colorado State, physical skirmishes between white nationalists (some of whom reportedly chanted Nazi ...
Working in higher education, you serve on a bridge over time, connecting people from diverse backgrounds and igniting a spark of passion for success. Hundreds of thousands of Tennesseans have walked through one of our University of Tennessee doors over the years. Today, more than 85 percent of ...

A white nationalist group is planning to host a talk at the University of Tennessee later this month, although the university said the group misrepresented its intent when setting up reservations. Matthew Heimbach, co-founder of the Traditionalist worker Party, which is recognized as a hate group by the ...
Ashley Blamey, Title IX coordinator for the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will take on the same responsibilities for UT System Administration in a dual role, UT President Joe DiPietro announced Friday. Blamey has served as UT System interim coordinator since August, according to a news release.
University of Tennessee officials condemn "white pride" hate speech on campus. Error loading player: No playable sources found. By Donovan Long |. Posted: Mon 6:32 PM, Jan 29, 2018. Knoxville, Tenn. (WVLT) -- University of Tennessee Chancellor Beverly Davenport responded to controversy over free speech after ...
Audrey Parker, president of the Pride Ambassadors at the UT Pride Center, speaks about the possibility of again losing funding. DIVERSITY13 1 Buy Photo. The University of Tennessee's Pride Center now runs only on private funds. (Photo: Calvin Mattheis, Knoxville News Sentinel)Buy Photo.
A crowd gathers around the scene of the shooting of University of Tennessee student Marnell Goodman, 18. Truck driver William Douglas Willett Jr. fired a .22 caliber pistol when Goodman and other students pelted his produce truck with snowballs on Cumberland Avenue on Feb. 1, 1965. (Photo: News ...
University of Tennessee Associate Vice Chancellor for Facilities Services Dave Irvin describes the various construction project happening across UT's campus. ... students at the University of Tennessee may have enjoyed a break from classes the last few weeks, but that doesn't mean work on campus has ...
Each year, ORNL FCU, through the University of Tennessee, Knoxville general scholarship fund, awards scholarships to deserving students/members with excellence in education and social merit. A minimum of two scholarships are awarded annually: one B.A. Candler Scholarship and one John McKittrick ...
Nashville, Tenn.-(BUSINESS WIRE)-As the construction boom continues, sustainable urban building practices should be incorporated into every step of urban planning and development. Fourth year architecture students in the University of Tennessee College of Architecture and design participated in ...
The University of Tennessee filled its top research position Monday with the naming of Victor McCrary as the new vice chancellor for research. McCrary is ... McCrary is a member of the National science Board and was named vice chancellor for research at the University of Tennessee on Jan. 8, 2018.
It was a new year and a new chancellor for the University of Tennessee. "The University of Tennessee is on a great path, and I'm here and excited to see that continue," Chancellor Beverly Davenport said. But as with any new job, there are new challenges for Davenport. Davenport's first challenge: finding ...
The savings that would be achieved under a controversial facilities outsourcing plan were calculated differently by University of Tennessee system administrators and those at the state's flagship campus in Knoxville. System administrators also expressed concerns about the numbers before Knoxville ...
The Rock at the University of Tennessee has often featured graffiti related to Volunteer sports and the general mood of the campus. "Beat Florida," "It's Gameday" and other forms of student expression have decorated the 80-ton slab of Dolomite over the years. Lately, though, racist graffiti has marred the ...
A team of University of Tennessee engineering students may have a hand in providing the water astronauts use on the Red Planet. They are one of 10 finalists in NASA's Mars Ice Challenge, a college competition to design and build a machine to extract liquid water from Mars' subsurface ice. "We were ...
Bill Haslam seeks to reduce the number of members on the University of Tennessee board of trustees and "modernize" the statutory responsibilities of the board. The plan is laid forth in the UT FOCUS Act proposed by the governor Thursday and would seek to bring the governing body of UT more in line ...
The fiscal conservative took exception to the University of Tennessee's hiring practices, specifically the costly contract buyouts of coaches, in his December newsletter. The buyouts that have irked Duncan include an original estimate of nearly $13.7 million in buyouts for former head football coach Butch ...
A state record request performed by the Knoxville News Sentinel shows that the President of the University of Tennessee System, Joseph DiPietro, is swearing about Payday Report's coverage of the United Campus workers. The internal emails obtained by Knoxville News-Sentinel, a USA Today ...
Alabama defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt is interviewed during Media Day in Amalie Arena in Tampa, January 7, 2017. (Gary Cosby Jr. / Tuscaloosa News) Former Alabama defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt is interviewed during Media Day in Amalie Arena in Tampa, Jan. 7. (Gary Cosby Jr.
I am a University of Tennessee graduate. From my years at UT, I am well aware how ignorant the administration of this "university" can be regarding football. I included quotation marks because, on the world scene, a university is an institution where intellectual pursuits are the priority, not football. During ...
The University of Tennessee's aerospace engineering division became the first collegiate program to send a man into space earlier today. The school hopes to find and interact with an intelligent life form on another planet, and then beg the alien-being to coach the University's struggling football team.
Jane Tolhurst (left) and Debbie Jarvis talk about a new University of Tennessee music scholarship that would benefit students from Blount County. ... are leading an effort to ensure students from Blount County who love music can continue their education at the University of Tennessee school of Music.
The student Health Center at the University of Tennessee Knoxville overpaid contractors by more than $210,000 over a five-year period between 2011 and 2016, according to a report on audit issues at the university. The issues have since been corrected and new policies put in place to provide additional ...
About 20 University of Tennessee students in the Haslam College of Business and Tickle College of engineering presented their designs for a ... The company teamed up with the University of Tennessee's inaugural Integrated Business and Engineering Program cohort to give the students a taste of what a ...
Volunteers stood together to create a Power T that spanned 190 feet by 190 feet, encompassing the majority of Shields-Watkins Field at Neyland Stadium. NBC's Today show viewers witnessed the feat, which was part of Rokerthon 3, weatherman Al Roker's weeklong trek to five universities to break world ...
The University of Tennessee has agreed to accept the scores of ACT tests that were mis-administered at Bearden high school and Alvin C. York Institute in Jamestown, Tenn. on Oct. 17. "A bureaucratic error should not stand in the way of these young people's future," Lt. Gov. Randy McNally, R-Oak Ridge, ...
UPDATE: Chris Low of ESPN says although there are "discussions," the University of Tennessee and Jeff Brohm do not have a deal in place and one is not close to being done "at this point." Knoxville, Tenn.--According to reports, the University of Tennessee is set to hire Purdue coach Jeff Brohm.
The recent Rocky Top Revolution is proof positive that social media ignites online fury and stokes offline uprisings. When the Vol Nation got wind of the impending hire of Greg Schiano as the University of Tennessee's next head football coach, it set off a digital firestorm that evoked the futon-burning crowds ...
The University of Tennessee's world record in forming the largest human letter was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for students that officials say more than paid for itself in marketing outcomes, but it also came at a cost. The event in March cost $59,871, according to a report on discretionary spending at the ...
Report: Ohio State defensive coordinator Greg Schiano to take University of Tennessee job. by Adrian Mojica. Sunday, November 26th 2017. Ohio State defensive coordinator Greg Schiano is reportedly nearing a deal to be the University of Tennessee head football coach. PHOTO: MGN. AA. Nashville, Tenn.--Ohio State ...
Dolly Parton's Imagination Library (DPIL) is the latest topic to be tackled by documentary students at the University of Tennessee. UT's Land ...
Ben Shapiro speaks on divisions in society after a lecture at the University of Tennessee Knoxville on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017.
Beauvais Lyons, faculty Senate President at the University of Tennessee, speaks at an outsourcing protest held by United Campus workers on ...
The University of Tennessee board of trustees on Friday slammed a decision by Knoxville Chancellor Beverly Davenport to not participate in ...
KNOXVILLE -- The University of Tennessee Knoxville will not participate in a proposed facilities outsourcing plan pushed by Gov. Bill Haslam's ...


 

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