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UT Board of Trustees holds fall meeting Oct. 17-18 in Knoxville


Contact 1: Gina Stafford

Contact 2: Elizabeth Davis


KNOXVILLE -- The University of Tennessee Board of Trustees is meeting 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, Oct. 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, Oct. 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

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