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UT Board of Trustees Holds Fall Meeting Oct. 8-9 in Knoxville

October 01, 2009

KNOXVILLE -- The University of Tennessee Board of Trustees will meet Oct. 8-9 in Knoxville.

The full board's fall meeting will begin at 1:30 p.m. EDT Friday, Oct. 9, in the Hollingsworth Auditorium in the Ellington Plant Science Building on the Agriculture 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
  • Bylaw Amendments Concerning Titles of Certain Elected Officers
  • Annual Report to the General Assembly
  • Naming of the Civil, Environmental and Industrial Engineering Building at UT Knoxville
  • Revision of UTC Graduate Admission Requirements
  • Closure of the Memphis location of the UT Knoxville MSW Program
  • Annual Flight Operations Report
  • Operating Budget Appropriations Request
  • Capital Outlay and Capital Maintenance Projects
  • Revenue/Institutionally Funded Projects
  • Cherokee Farm Development Guidelines
  • Proposal to Sell the Residence at 940 Cherokee

Various board committees will meet Oct. 8-9. Here is a schedule of their meetings:

Thursday, Oct. 8

  • 11 a.m. -- Advancement and Public Affairs
    University Center, Room 223-225
  • 1:15 p.m. -- Academic Affairs and Student Success
    University Center, Ballroom
  • 3:30 p.m. -- Research and Economic Development
    University Center, Room 223-225

Friday, Oct. 9

  • 10:15 a.m. -- Finance and Administration
    Ellington Plant Sciences Building, Hollingsworth Auditorium
  • 1:30 p.m. -- Full board
    Ellington Plant Sciences Building, Hollingsworth Auditorium

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


Gina Stafford, (865) 974-0741,

Elizabeth Davis, (865) 974-5179,