Haslam, Tracy Speak to UT Advocacy Council

NASHVILLE—The UT Advocacy Council met for their annual winter meeting this past Saturday, February 2.  Despite inclement weather, more than 100 University of Tennessee advocates from across the state met to discuss a number of legislative issues facing the University and how they could help. Senator Jim Tracy (R-Shelbyville) delivered the keynote address, where he … Continued

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House Speaker Beth Harwell, Rep. Mark White Visit UTHSC

House Speaker Beth Harwell (R-Nashville) and Representative Mark White (R-Memphis) visited the University of Tennessee Health Science Center yesterday to tour the campus, interact with students, and discuss the institution’s mission and multiple impacts on education, research, and outreach.  Also highlighted at the meeting was UTHSC’s substantial statewide economic impact. Some findings from UTHSC’s latest … Continued

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Vice Admiral Visits UT Knoxville, Meets with University Leaders

Today, the University of Tennessee hosted Vice Admiral Harry Harris of the United States Navy.  Harris, a native of Crossville, Tennessee, currently serves as the assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. During his campus visit, Harris received briefings conducted at the Howard Baker Center on the University’s academic, research and public … Continued

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Sen. Becky Duncan Massey, Sen. Jim Summerville Tour UT

Sen. Becky Duncan Massey (R) Knoxville and Sen. Jim Summerville (R) Dickson were guests of UT President Joe DiPietro, UT Knoxville Chancellor Jimmy Cheek and UT Institute of Agriculture Chancellor Larry Arrington for a tour on Wednesday and Thursday of UT Knoxville and Ag campus facilities. Oak Ridge National Laboratory officials helped host the senators … Continued

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2012 UT Day on The Hill Reinforces Statewide Impact

The University of Tennessee is an important and special higher education institution with a statewide campus and a critical impact on quality of life throughout the state. That was the “UT Day on The Hill” message that students and staff from every campus took to Nashville in making today’s “UT Day on The Hill” in … Continued

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