Bill Exempting Higher Education Employee Performance Evaluations from the Public Record Signed Into Law

Governor Bill Haslam signed into law on Thursday a measure exempting public higher education employee performance evaluations from the public record, essentially correcting a public policy oversight in state law dealing with public employees.  Since the passage of the TEAM Act in 2012, state service employee performance evaluations have not been part of the public … Continued

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UT Trustees Confirmed By Senate Education Committee

In recent years the Senate Education Committee has chosen to exercise its option to conduct confirmation hearings for new appointees to the University of Tennessee Board of Trustees and to the Tennessee Board of Regents. This past week, the University of Tennessee was represented by five newly appointed or returning Trustees. The Senate Education Committee … Continued

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