News and Updates

David Sholl wearing a blue dress shirt, standing in front of a mural wall with imagery of research in action.

Scholl Selected as UT-ORII Executive Director

In April, David Sholl was named the executive director of the University of Tennessee-Oak Ridge Innovation Institute.

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Grow Your Own Awarded $1.8 Million grant

The Tennessee Grow Your Own Center received a $1.8 million grant to enhance the teacher talent development pipeline.

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UT System President Randy Boyd speaks to high school students on the 2023 UT Promise Tour.

Record Enrollment Celebrated

The UT System saw all-time record enrollment this fall with 58,726 students enrolled in the System's five campuses.

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UT Promise postcard showing a map of all UT campuses across Tennessee.

UT Promise Access Increases

The University of Tennessee System plans to extend the qualifying income level for UT Promise scholarship recipients to $75,000 from…

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Leaders from UT and Syracuse University attend a two-day summit on collaboration between higher education institutions.

UT, Syracuse Explore Higher-Education Opportunities for Military-Affiliated Students

UT and Syracuse University co-hosted a summit to explore how collaboration between higher-education institutions and the federal government can better…

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The 35th UT mural in a statewide campaign can be seen by 21,000 travelers a day in Hamblen County. Photo By Stephanie Wilson

Mural Campaign Reaches 35 Sites

The University of Tennessee System’s “Everywhere You Look, UT” mural campaign added Hamblen County to its growing list of locations…

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Interns Serving

Six UT Martin students served as legislative interns during the spring semester.

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First Lady Visits UT, Praises ‘Grow Your Own’ Collaboration

First Lady Jill Biden and U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona visited UT Knoxville in September to recognize Tennessee’s Grow…

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Latimer-Smith Building Dedicated

The $65 million, 120,000-square-foot, three-story building will house the departments of chemistry and physics, computer science, engineering, mathematics and statistics,…

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Historic Investiture Held

Peter Buckley has been formally installed as the 11th chancellor of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.

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UT Board of Trustees Chairman John Compton and UT President Randy Boyd during the annual meeting. Photo By Sam Thomas

UT Board of Trustees Approves Zero Percent Tuition Increase

The UT Board of Trustees has once again approved an across-the-board, zero percent tuition increase for its campuses across the…

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Randy Boyd with ROTC students.

In-State Tuition Offered for Military- Affiliated Students

Military-affiliated students will soon be able to attend a UT institution of choice at the in-state tuition rate, thanks to…

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From left, Wayne County Executive Jim Mangubat and Waynesboro City Manager John Hickman

Mural Campaign Expands

Throughout November and December 2021, “Everywhere you look, UT” mural campaign has expanded its reach with the addition of five…

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Randy Boyd and a group of locals in Fruitvale, Tennessee in front of the Everywhere You Look mural

“Everywhere you look, UT” Tour Highlights Statewide Impact

In August 2021, UT System President Randy Boyd embarked on a mission to celebrate UT’s involvement across the state.

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Three men seated on a stage announce a new partnership

Growing a Startup Community

The new Techstars Industries of the Future Accelerator will work with 30 startups over the next three years that use…

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Randy Boyd with John Compton and Donnie Smith at the Fall 2019 Board of Trustees meeting

UT Board of Trustees Receives Award

The UT Board of Trustees was selected to receive the 2021 John W. Nason Award for Board Leadership by the…

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Record Enrollment Set

The UT Board of Trustees celebrated new enrollment records during its annual fall meeting.

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Award winners

Six Faculty and Staff Recognized with 2020 President’s Awards

Award recipients champion research, diversity and inclusion and embody excellence throughout the UT System.

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Ashton Braddock and Randy Boyd

Boyd Announces UT Promise Mentor Recruitment

UT President Randy Boyd announced UT Promise scholarship students will be paired with mentors who help guide students through the…

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Keith Carver takes a group picture at Obion High school

UT Kicks Off UT Promise Endowment Campaign

The goal of UT Promise is to make higher education even more accessible and affordable for Tennessee students.

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Executive Leadership Institute Participants

Learning to Lead

Eighteen faculty and staff members, representing each UT campus and institute are participating in an intensive, 12-month training program designed…

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Illustration of North America from outer space

UT Ranked Among Best in World for Patents

The UT Research Foundation was granted 25 patents in 2017.

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University Launches Marketing Campaign

Where in Tennessee can you go to find the presence or impact of the UT system?

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