Governor Bill Lee Holds Higher Education Budget Hearing
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
Historic UT Investments Included in FY 22-23 State Budget
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
State Budget Approved, Supports Numerous UT Priorities
State lawmakers passed the 2021-22 fiscal year budget today, with session expected to adjourn early next week.
Governor’s Budget Amendment Contains Key Investments for UT
Governor Bill Lee introduced his amended proposed budget for fiscal year 2021-22 today, which includes exciting news for the University of Tennessee. Along with the key UT investments the Governor proposed in February, the budget amendment adds additional funds for UT priorities.
Governor Lee Delivers State of the State Address, Includes UT Priorities in Budget
Governor Bill Lee delivered his State of the State address this week, announcing key proposed investments that will impact the University of Tennessee and Tennessee students for generations to come.