Faculty & Staff


Supreme Court Rulings Put Experts in Spotlight

Last week's Supreme Court ruling granting marriage rights to same-sex couples put two College of Law professors in the spotlight. Professor Wendy Bach spoke with WUOT, WATE and the News Sentinel. Michael Higdon was interviewed by WBIR and the Commercial Appeal. Richard Pacelle, Supreme Court expert and political science professor, also was interviewed by the News Sentinel.

A Reminder About Location Changes of Certain Student Life Offices

Have you had the chance to visit the first phase of the new Student Union? Hundreds of students, faculty, and staff, as well as incoming new students and their families at orientation, have explored the new 142,000-square-foot building since it opened on June 1.

Community Celebrates Grand Opening of Water Kiosk in Rural Appalachia

Starting July 3, residents in Clay County, Kentucky, will no longer have to get their water from contaminated wells and streams thanks to the opening of a new water kiosk designed by an interdisciplinary team of UT faculty and students.

UT Board Approves 3 Percent Tuition Increase and Employee Raises

The UT Board of Trustees approved a 3 percent tuition increase as part of UT Knoxville’s $1.06 billion new fiscal year budget, which begins July 1. Due to increases in state funding, all UT System campuses held tuition increases to 3 percent for undergraduates. It has been nineteen years since UT Knoxville last held its […]

Tennessee State Data Center: Sixty Tennessee Counties Saw Growth in 2014

Numbers released today by the Tennessee State Data Center, housed at the Center for Business and Economic Research within UT’s Haslam College of Business, show that nearly two-thirds of the counties in Tennessee experienced population growth in 2014.

Joshua Inwood Interviewed About Flag Controversy

Joshua Inwood, associate professor of geography and Africana studies, was recently interviewed by WATE and WBIR. Inwood gave historical context to the national discussion happening about continued use of the Confederate battle flag. Inwood is among faculty featured in the UT Experts Guide.

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