UTC Advisory Board To Meet Jan. 21

Tuesday, January 14, 2020
The Advisory Board for the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga will meet on Tuesday, Jan. 21, in the University Center Foundation Room on campus. The meeting begins at 1 p.m.
 
The agenda includes a review of the proposed 2020-2021 fiscal year budget; the University’s 2020-2025 Strategic Plan and a review of the UT Board of Trustees performance audit.
 
The UTC Advisory Board was created pursuant to the UT Focus Act passed by the Tennessee General Assembly in 2018.
The board has five members appointed by the governor and approved by the General Assembly, one UTC faculty representative appointed by the UTC Faculty Senate and one UTC student representative.
 
For more information, contact Gina Stafford at 423-425-4363 or gina-stafford@utc.edu.

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Student Scene

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Governor Bill Lee has called a special session of the Tennessee General Assembly to provide healthcare providers, schools, and businesses broad protections against coronavirus lawsuits. The special legislative session will begin Monday. Professional Educators of Tennessee said: "While we have been advocates for this legislation, we want to be very clear that we want to protect ... (click for more)

Breaking News

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Opinion

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