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UT Board of Trustees Holds Annual Meeting June 19-20 in Knoxville

June 12, 2013

The full board's meeting will begin at 1:15 p.m. EDT, Thursday, June 20, in the Hollingsworth Auditorium on the UT Institute of Agriculture campus.

The Board of Trustees meeting will be webcast live and archived for later viewing. For a link to the webcast, go to

Agenda items include:

  • Adoption of honorary resolutions
  • Election of chair and vice chair of the board
  • President's report
  • FY14 operating budget, student tuition and fees and compensation guidelines
  • President's annual performance review and 2013-14 goals
  • President's comprehensive performance review of Chancellor Cheek and Chancellor Rakes
  • Modification of terms of UTC chancellor appointment to require residing in University-leased residence for one year
  • Election and compensation of University officers
  • Revision of UT Martin traffic and parking regulations
  • Report of the Audit Committee
  • Resolution appointing a managerial group for U.S. government contracts
  • Ratification of 2012-2013 quasi-endowments
  • FY14 distribution of UC Foundation unrestricted endowment funds
  • Extension of UTC regional tuition rate program for undergraduates
  • Extension of UTC regional tuition rate program for graduate students
  • FY14 operating/capital plans for University owned or leased residences for senior administrators
  • Real property transactions
  • Annual report of sales of real property acquired by gift
  • President emeritus agreement with Dr. Joseph E. Johnson
  • Program of study leading to the degree of Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing
  • UTK Faculty Handbook revisions
  • Revision of UTC freshman admission requirements
  • Tenure recommendations
  • 2013 comprehensive listing of academic programs
  • Authorization to confer degrees
  • Second amendment to the affiliation and services agreement between UT and UTFI
  • Naming of the Department of Dermatology at UTHSC
  • Authorization for the vice chair to make interim committee and committee chair appointments
  • President's recommendation of an appointment to the Board of Directors of University Health System Inc.

Various board committees will meet both days. All meetings will be held in the Hollingsworth Auditorium. Here is a schedule of their meetings:

Wednesday, June 19

  • 11 a.m.-Trusteeship Committee
  • 11:30 a.m.-Executive and Compensation Committee
  • 1 p.m.-Research, Outreach, and Economic Development Committee
  • 3:15 p.m.-Finance and Administration Committee

Thursday, June 20

  • 8:30 a.m.-Academic Affairs and Student Success Committee
  • 10:45 a.m.-Advancement and Public Affairs Committee
  • 1:15 p.m.-Full Board

The meeting's full agenda and materials will be posted at

Anyone with a disability who wishes to attend these meetings may contact one of the individuals listed below to request auxiliary aids or services needed to facilitate attendance. Contact may be made in person, by writing, by e-mail, by telephone or otherwise and should be received no later than 5 p.m. EDT, Monday, June 17.


Gina Stafford, Assistant Vice President and Director of Communications,
(865) 974-0741,

Elizabeth Davis, Assistant Director,
(865) 974-5179,

The University of Tennessee System distributes this notice to all faculty and staff as part of its compliance with the adequate public notice requirement of the state's open meetings law.