Power Poll: UT Transitions

Rendering of planned UT residence hall.

Survey respondents were predominantly supportive of UT’s enrollment goals and approving of using public-private partnerships for campus projects.

New Deal for New Dorms

Rendering of new UT residence hall.

UT Trustees sign off on a $240.4 million project to be built via the state’s first higher-ed public-private student housing partnership.

Bridgehead Established

Photo of the Valley Apparel site

In preparation for development, KCDC has purchased property for the southern end of the proposed pedestrian bridge across the Tennessee River.

Reservations Accepted

Photo of University of Tennessee students.

UT trustees have given the state’s top high school graduates guaranteed spots at all campuses as part of an effort to increase access.

‘No Good Way’

A Man walks along railroad tracks in the Old City photo.

Stadium construction blocks pedestrian and cyclist access between East Knoxville and Downtown.

UT Diversity Growth Stunted

UT Trustee Jamie Woodson photo

UT-Knoxville trails its peer institutions in minority student enrollment as the Supreme Court ends affirmative action nationwide.

Breaking Ground in the Bottom

Photo of Randy and Jenny Boyd

Officials celebrate the beginning of Knoxville’s stadium construction and pay tribute to the history of a neighborhood demolished by urban renewal.

Batter Up

Doug Kirchhofer photo

Contractors are ready to begin building Knoxville’s new stadium, though the project hasn’t met its goal for disadvantaged business participation.