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Press release from the University of Tennessee; August 15, 2012:  KNOXVILLE – Responding to the challenge from national and state leaders to increase and encourage more innovation, the University of Tennessee helped establish nine startup companies based on technology developed by UT faculty over the last fiscal year, more than doubling the total from a […]

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Democrats are urging the governor to head off college tuition hikes by calling lawmakers back to Nashville this summer, though their plea is not likely to prompt action. They say lawmakers should freeze college tuition rates as officials at the state’s Board of Regents and the University of Tennessee Board of Trustees contemplate increasing college […]

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The governor has asked all state agencies to submit a contingency plan for 5 percent reductions, and the state’s higher education schools complied with an outline that would trim spending by $55.1. But their real desire is to see a $28.7 million bump, an increase of 2.7 percent.

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Gov. Bill Haslam says he’s trying to be lean, not mean, in trimming state government, and he’s ready to ask the same of the state’s colleges and universities this week. With tuition votes coming up in both the University of Tennessee Board of Trustees and the Tennessee Board of Regents systems, Haslam said Tuesday when […]

The living Lady Vols legend is only the third inductee into the Tennessee Economic Council on Women’s Hall of Fame, following Jane Eskind, the first woman to win a statewide election in Tennessee, and Martha Craig “Cissy” Daughtrey, a senior judge on the U.S. 6th District Court of Appeals.

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As governor, Bill Haslam is chairman of the University of Tennessee Board of Trustees, but Haslam said Wednesday he will not be involved in the selection of a new director of athletics at the school. “No, I won’t be. I can say for certain I will not be involved at all,” Haslam said Wednesday in […]

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Tennessee’s Republican governor proposes cutting higher education by $20.2 million over last year. But the state’s new funding formula for higher education emphasizes outcomes over mere enrollment, which state tech center administrators are confident ultimately bodes well for their operations.

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From the University of Tennessee School of Law: James J. Brosnahan, the attorney who represented the “American Taliban” in the wake of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks will deliver the Wyc and Lyn Orr Distinguished Lecture at the University of Tennessee College of Law on Oct. 6. The March 2009 issue of the ABA […]

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