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UT Board of Trustees Holds Fall Meeting Oct. 17-18 in Knoxville

October 10, 2013

KNOXVILLE -- The University of Tennessee Board of Trustees will meet Oct. 17-18 in Knoxville.

The full board's meeting will begin at 1:30 p.m. EDT, Friday, Oct. 18, 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
  • President's report
  • Chancellor Cheek's report on UT Knoxville's Top 25 initiative
  • Presentation by Dr. William F. Fox, director of the Center for Business and Economic Research at UT Knoxville, on the state of Tennessee's economy and fiscal conditions
  • Report of the Audit Committee
  • Ratification of vice chair's appointment of standing committees, committee chairs and trustee members of athletics boards
  • Real property transactions
  • Closure of Glocker Renovation Quasi-Endowment
  • FY14-15 operating budget appropriations request for non-formula units
  • FY14-15 capital outlay and capital maintenance projects
  • FY14-15 revenue/institutionally funded projects
  • FY13 annual flight operations report
  • Honorary degree, UT Knoxville
  • Annual Report to the General Assembly

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

Thursday, October 17

  • 11:30 a.m. - Trusteeship Committee
  • 12:45 p.m. - Research, Outreach, and Economic Development Committee
  • 3 p.m. - Finance and Administration Committee

Friday, October 18

  • 8:30 a.m. - Academic Affairs and Student Success Committee
  • 10:45 a.m. - Advancement and Public Affairs Committee
  • 1:30 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, Oct. 14.



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

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