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UT Board of Trustees Holds Winter Meeting Feb. 25-26 in Martin

February 18, 2010

KNOXVILLE -- The University of Tennessee Board of Trustees will meet Feb. 25-26 in Martin.

The full board's winter meeting will begin at 1 p.m. CST Friday, Feb. 26, in the Ballroom of the Boling University Center on the UT Martin campus.

The meeting will be Webcast live and archived for later viewing. For a link to the Webcast, go to

Agenda items include:

  • President's report
  • Recommendation for the presidential search
  • Report on Board self-assessment
  • Differential tuition proposals at UT Knoxville
  • Revised operating budget for FY09-10
  • Report of an additional revenue/institutionally funded capital project at UTC
  • Real property transactions
  • Voluntary retirement incentive proposal for the Institute of Agriculture
  • Revision of campus/institute strategic plans
  • Proposal to create the School of Education at UTC by consolidation of the Teacher Preparation Academy and the Graduate Studies Division
  • Revision of the UTHSC faculty handbook
  • Renaming the White Avenue Building and White Avenue Biology Annex at UT Knoxville

Various board committees will meet Feb. 25-26. Here is a schedule of their meetings:

Thursday, Feb. 25

  • 10:30 a.m. -- Finance and Administration Committee, Boling University Center, Room 206A
  • 1:30 p.m. -- Research, Outreach and Economic Development Committee, Boling University Center, Room 206C

Friday, Feb. 26

  • 8 a.m. -- Academic Affairs and Student Success Committee, Boling University Center, Ballroom
  • 10:30 a.m. -- Advancement and Public Affairs Committee, Boling University Center, Room 229
  • 1 p.m. -- Full board, Boling University Center, Ballroom

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



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