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UT Board of Trustees and Four Committees to Meet June 16-17 in Knoxville

June 09, 2009

KNOXVILLE -- The University of Tennessee Board of Trustees and four of
its committees will meet June 16-17 in Knoxville.

The full board will hold its annual meeting at 1:30 p.m. EDT Wednesday,
June 17, in the Hollingsworth Auditorium in the Ellington Plant Sciences

The annual meeting will be Webcast live and archived for viewing later.
To access the link for the Webcast, go to

To view an agenda and supporting materials, visit

Agenda items include:

  • System Administration Reorganization
  • FY 2010 Operating Budget
  • FY 2010 Student Fees and Tuition
  • Election and Compensation of University Officers
  • Department of Energy Security Resolution
  • Proposed Bylaw Amendment Concerning Frequency of Board Meetings
  • Report of the Audit Committee
  • Report of the Knoxville Athletics Board

Other items to be discussed in committees include:

  • Campus strategic plans and proposed revisions of the mission statements for the Health Science Center and the Institute of Agriculture
  • Recommendations for program consolidation and discontinuance
  • Programs of study leading to a bachelor's degree in civil engineering and a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering at UTC
  • Revision of undergraduate admission requirements at UTC
  • Pilot program for a new rating scale for faculty annual performance reviews at UT Knoxville, the Institute of Agriculture and the Space Institute
  • Tenure recommendations
  • Property transactions including the Milan 4-H Center and the President's residence
  • Special fees that require the president's approval
  • Extension of a differential tuition rate program at UTC for undergraduate students from contiguous out-of-state counties

Committee meetings schedule:

Tuesday, June 16

  • Advancement and Public Affairs Committee, 11 a.m., West Wing, Haslam Building
  • Academic Affairs and Student Success, 1:30 p.m., Horne Classroom, Haslam Building

Wednesday, June 17

  • Research, Outreach and Economic Development Committee, 8:15 a.m., Plant Biotech, Room 160
  • Finance and Administration, 10:30 a.m., Plant Biotech, Room 156-157

Media parking for the full board meeting will be available at the
Business Incubator Building at the corner of Joe Johnson Drive and
Chapman Drive on the Agriculture Campus.


Gina Stafford, (865) 974-0741,

Elizabeth Davis, (865) 974-5179,