February 19, 2009
The University of Tennessee Board of Trustees and five of its committees
will meet Feb. 25-27 in Memphis.
The full board will hold its winter meeting at 1 p.m. CST, Friday, Feb.
27, at the UT Health Science Center in the O.D. Larry Dining Hall in the
Student Alumni Center.
There will be Webcasts of the Finance and Administration Committee
meeting on Thursday, Feb. 26, and the full board meeting. To view the
Webcasts and other budget-related resources, visit
To view an agenda and supporting materials, visit
Agenda items include:
Also at this board meeting:
The Finance and Administration Committee will hear details of the
proposed budget reductions at each campus and institute. The board will
approve the final budget and any possible tuition increases at its
meeting in June.
The Academic Affairs and Student Success Committee will hear a report
from Vice President Bonnie Yegidis on academic programs that have been
identified by campuses and institutes for consolidation, review and
possible discontinuance. The names of those academic programs are
included in the board materials, but being listed does not mean action
will be taken on those programs. It means only that those programs will
be considered for the proposed action. A procedure approved by the board
will be used to review programs and make decisions. Recommendations for
programs to be discontinued will be presented to the board for action in
The Research, Outreach and Economic Development Committee will hear
reports from Executive Vice President David Millhorn about the Cherokee
Farm master plan and the potential benefits to UT from the federal
Here is the schedule for the committee meetings:
For more information, contact Elizabeth Davis, (865) 974-5179,