The Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) shared its FY 23-24 higher education funding recommendations with Governor Bill Lee on Thursday, November 10. The proposed spending plan includes record increases in operating funds and capital projects for the University of Tennessee. It also recommends fully funding the state’s performance-based formula at $150M to recognize improved outcomes … Continued


The second session of the 112th General Assembly adjourned last week on Thursday, April 28, concluding a successful legislative session for the University of Tennessee. Along with the historic investments in the state budget, the University secured 100% of its legislative agenda. These priorities included codifying the UT System’s newest campus, UT Southern, and establishing … Continued

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On Thursday, the Tennessee General Assembly passed a historic budget for the University of Tennessee. The 2022-23 fiscal year state budget includes funding for student scholarships, salary increases for higher education employees across the state, plus millions in new investments for campuses and institutes within the University of Tennessee System. We hope UT Advocates will help … Continued

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