The 112th Tennessee General Assembly completed its first week of legislative business Friday. The first week was mostly organizational, with both chambers voting on leadership and announcing committee appointments. There was also a joint convention of the General Assembly to approve the new terms for the constitutional officers, Secretary of State Tre Hargett, Treasurer David … Continued

Administration & Governance

As the 117th U.S. Congress begins its work in Washington D.C. this week, our team wants to provide UT Advocates with a federal government relations update. The update includes information about the UT priorities secured during the last quarter of 2020 and recent developments with the new Congress. We thank you for your continued support of UT … Continued

Administration & Governance

The University of Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center at Milan is one step closer to officially expanding its holdings along Highway 70A in Milan. The proposed transfer of land from the Milan Army Ammunition Plant has been added to the annual National Defense Authorization Act currently under consideration by Congress. Should the bill pass and … Continued

Agriculture

Governor Bill Lee conducted his departmental budget hearings this week. On Tuesday, the state’s higher education institutions provided updates and shared their budget proposals with the governor. President Randy Boyd used the opportunity to share his appreciation for the UT faculty, staff, and students and highlighted their determination and perseverance to ensure the University is … Continued

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