Boyd Sets Priorities for Chancellor Search

Boyd Sets Priorities for Chancellor Search

UT’s interim president names search committee and hopes to hire a new leader for the Knoxville campus by May.

by scott barker • November 30, 2018

University of Tennessee Interim President Randy Boyd chats with attendees after his Thursday news conference.

University of Tennessee Interim President Randy Boyd is looking for someone student-focused and collaborative to be the Knoxville campus’s next chancellor.
A focus on student achievement and collaborative leadership are top of the list.
“Everything needs to be about student success,” Boyd said at a brief news conference on Thursday in Knoxville.
Boyd addressed the media just three and a half days after taking the reins from former President Joe DiPietro, who retired the day before Thanksgiving.
The ideal candidate, Boyd said a...

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