Justice and Dollars

UT Board of Trustees

University of Tennessee leadership pledges action on racial equity while approving a pandemic-strapped budget.

COVID-Ready Campus

UT pedestrian walkway

Masks, shields, isolation areas and online instruction: The University of Tennessee prepares for the fall.

UT Looks Toward the Fall

Neyland Stadium

Facing $40 million in lost revenues and uncertainties about everything from course delivery to football, officials say the university is in good shape to “weather the storm.”

UT Names Randy Boyd as President

Randy Boyd and John Compton

The five-year appointment comes in the midst of the university contending with the academic and economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

Pandemic Preparations

Indya Kincannon

With Knox County’s COVID-19 count still at one, Knoxville declares an emergency, Knox County Schools close through April 3 and UT moves the rest of its semester online.

Boyd Makes His Case

Natalie Campbell and Randy Boyd

In a town hall meeting on the Knoxville campus, UT’s interim president addresses diversity, affordability and guns.

On-the-Job Training

Superintendent Bob Thomas at news conference

A partnership between Knox County Schools and the University of Tennessee will pay aspiring special education teachers as they finish their degrees.

Salary Study

Classroom chairs

How does the University of Tennessee’s pay for non-tenured faculty stack up? That depends on how you look at it.

Back to the Drawing Board

Katie Galyon addresses board of trustees

UT will revisit its campus programming funding — again — after student groups say a new system has shut them out.