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UT Board of Trustees Holds Winter Meeting Feb. 24-25 in Chattanooga

February 17, 2011

KNOXVILLE -- The University of Tennessee Board of Trustees will meet Feb. 24-25 in Chattanooga.

The full board's winter meeting will begin at 1:30 p.m. EST Friday, Feb. 25, in the Tennessee Room of the University Center at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

The full board and the Academic Affairs and Student Success Committee meetings will be webcast live and archived for later viewing. For a link to the webcasts, go to

Agenda items include:

  • Election of the chair of the board
  • Revised resolution for the UT Knoxville Athletics Board
  • Revised operating budget for FY 2010-11
  • Naming of the Golf Practice Facility at UT Knoxville
  • Revised policy statement on discretionary expenditure reporting for the president and chancellors
  • Report of capital projects outside the budget process
  • Real property transactions
  • Statement of commitment to the Graduate Medical Education Program at the College of Medicine in Chattanooga

Various board committees will meet on Thursday, Feb. 24, and Friday, Feb. 25. Here is a schedule of their meetings:

Thursday, Feb. 24:

  • 10:30 a.m. -- Research, Outreach and Economic Development Committee, Chattanooga Room (A), University Center
  • 2 p.m. -- Advancement and Public Affairs Committee, Chattanooga Room (A), University Center

Friday, Feb. 25:

  • 8 a.m. -- Finance and Administration Committee, Lookout Mountain Room, University Center
  • 10:15 a.m. -- Academic Affairs and Student Success Committee, Tennessee Room, University Center (This meeting will be webcast.)

To view the meeting's full agenda and materials, go to

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. EST, Monday, Feb. 21.



Gina Stafford, Assistant Vice President and Director of Communications, (865) 974-0741,, 823 Andy Holt Tower, 1331 Circle Park, Knoxville, TN 37996-9580

Elizabeth Davis, Media Relations Coordinator, (865) 974-5179,, P265 Andy Holt Tower, 1331 Circle Park, Knoxville, TN 37996-0100