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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“UT Day on The Hill” 8-Noon, Tuesday, March 13

University of Tennessee President Joe DiPietro will be joined by chancellors and students from each of UT campuses for the University’s annual effort to showcase UT’s statewide reach and impact for members of the Tennessee General Assembly. From 8 am to noon inside Legislative Plaza, students will staff displays representing UT’s campuses and institutes. The … Continued

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Senate Education Committee Supports UT Budget Proposal

With University of Tennessee campus chancellors and UT College of Law student Todd Skelton on hand in the audience, President Joe DiPietro made the case at today’s state Senate Education Committee for the University’s FY 2013 funding needs. Questions came from Sen. Burks and Sen. Gresham. Burks asked about funding of the University’s non-formula units, … Continued

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President DiPietro Goes Before Senate Education Committee

University of Tennessee President Joe DiPietro presents the UT System budget and outlook to the legislature’s Senate Education Committee today, March 7, at 8:30 am central, 9:30 am eastern time. You can watch live at: http://t.co/Jlj63miY Click on “Senate-Education” in the events listing. For as-they-happen updates to your Twitter feed, follow @UTAdvocator on Twitter. To … Continued

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