Photo: On a challenge from Brad Lampley, a trustee and UT Knoxville alum, President Joe DiPietro took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in August in front of the Institute of Agriculture campus entrance in Knoxville. UT Chattanooga Student Government President … Continue reading Don’t count us out
Photo: Nashville Business Journal Publisher Kate Herman, far left, leads the panel discussion with DiPietro, Western Governors University Chancellor Kimberly Estep, Volunteer State Community College President Jerry Faulkner and Middle Tennessee State University President Sidney McPhee. Committing to high educational … Continue reading Workforce Preparedness in Tennessee
President Joe DiPietro shares the challenges, rewards and surprises of his daily job leading at the University of Tennessee. Continue reading Q&A With President Joe DiPietro
The next four years for UT’s president start in January with a huge vote of confidence, optimism and a big challenge. Continue reading Listen to Joe
One year into a two-year pilot program, UT’s test of the utility of new online learning technology compared to other online platforms currently in use has resulted in an additional $1 million appropriation from the state of Tennessee for more … Continue reading Is Video the Future?
The University of Tennessee System is spread across the state. We met faculty, staff, students and alumni to learn about each campus and institute. Continue reading How to See (all of) UT
The UT Law Enforcement Innovation Center has a new outdoor training facility that will allow police and other officials to learn about recovering and identifying skeletal remains by actually unearthing bones. Continue reading Remains Recovery Training
Since its inception in 1963, the UT Center for Industrial Services (CIS) has helped countless Tennessee manufacturers and other businesses. Continue reading CIS: 50 Years Serving Tennessee Businesses
There is a wave of change hitting universities across the country, questioning the purpose and value of higher education. Continue reading What is the Future of Higher Education?
Massive Open Online Courses are a hot new platform for delivering education, and they are creating quite a stir in academic circles. Continue reading What is a MOOC?
New technologies on campus are helping both students and instructors in the classroom. Continue reading Tech Tools
Gov. Bill Haslam talks about his “Drive to 55” initiative. He says the future of the state and the University of Tennessee are linked. Continue reading Q&A with Gov. Bill Haslam
Randy Boyd, special advisor on higher education, talks about his role in determining the future. He says getting adults to finish their degrees is a goal of the state. Continue reading Q&A with Randy Boyd
Senator Lamar Alexander believes the future of higher education rests in innovation. “Giving our colleges and universities a chance to prosper again will allow us to reassert the greatness of our nation’s universities.” Continue reading Higher Education: The Federal Perspective
To a lifetime of achievements that include serving as University of Tennessee president—twice—Dr. Joe Johnson has added another distinction: octogenarian. Continue reading Happy Birthday, Dr. Joe!
Annual legislative visit showcases students. Continue reading UT Goes to Nashville
More than $1.1 billion already raised. Continue reading Campaign for Tennessee Presses On
UT’s first African American undergraduates enrolled in 1961. Continue reading They Paved the Way
UT discovers ways to be more effective and efficient. Continue reading Crunch Time
Tennessee’s new higher education legislation is good for UT and the state, says Interim President Jan Simek. Continue reading UT to Benefit from Higher Ed Changes