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Board of Trustees and Six Committees to Meet Oct. 23-24 in Knoxville

October 15, 2008

KNOXVILLE -- The University of Tennessee Board of Trustees and six of its committees will meet Oct. 23-24 in Knoxville.

The full board will meet at 1:15 p.m. EDT Friday, Oct. 24, in Hollingsworth Auditorium of the Ellington Plant Science Building on the Agriculture campus.

Some of the agenda items:


  • Election of a new Chancellor for UT Knoxville

  • Transition of UT Knoxville Audiology and Speech Pathology program and clinic operations to the UT Health Science Center in Memphis

  • President's report on the university's strategic plan and scorecard

  • FY 2010 operating budget appropriations request

  • FY 2010 capital outlay, capital maintenance and revenue/institutionally funded projects

  • Annual Flight Operations Report

  • Report of the Committee on Effectiveness and Efficiency for the Future

  • Naming of a new business building, a new music building and a new anthropology building at UT Knoxville

  • Plan for the Comprehensive Presidential Performance Review

  • Proposal of new degree programs at UT Chattanooga and UT Knoxville



  • The schedule for the meetings is as follows:

    Thursday, Oct. 23

  • Joint meeting of the Executive and Compensation and Trusteeship committees, 7:45 a.m., Room 104, New Business Building

  • Research, Outreach and Economic Development, 8:30 a.m., Special Events Room, Fourth Floor, New Business Building

  • Finance and Administration, 10:30 a.m., Room 104, New Business Building



  • Friday, Oct. 24


  • Academic Affairs and Student Success, 8:30 a.m., Room 156-157, Plant Biotechnology Building

  • Advancement and Public Affairs, 10:30 a.m., Room 156-157, Plant Biotechnology Building



  • On Oct. 22, the Association of Governing Boards will conduct a continuing education workshop on the respective roles and responsibilities of governing boards and administration of higher education institutions.

    A Webcast of the full board meeting Friday will be available live and also archived at http://bot.tennessee.edu/.

    For more information, contact Karen Collins at 865-974-5186 or karen.collins@tennessee.edu.

    For more information on the Board of Trustees, visit http://bot.tennessee.edu/.

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