The “Tuition Transparency and Accountability Act,” SB1665 by Sen. Steven Dickerson (R-Nashville), was heard this week in the Senate Education Committee and passed unanimously to the Senate Calendar Committee. The UT Government Relations team worked with the sponsor and other public higher education institutions on an amendment that accomplishes the sponsor’s objective of providing … Continued

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  The Haslam Administration’s UT FOCUS Act, which would restructure the UT Board of Trustees in an effort to operate more efficiently, took center stage this week in the House Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee.  The legislation is supported by the University of Tennessee and ultimately passed the Subcommittee unanimously and unchanged.  Debate is expected to … Continued

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