UT Trustees OK $3B Budget

Growing enrollments and record state funds enable the UT system to keep a cap on tuition while expanding research initiatives.

Boyd Raises Plowman’s Pay

Growing enrollment prompts a $160,000 raise that brings UTK’s chancellor’s salary in line with her peers.

Stadium Project Paused

Officials hope construction costs will stabilize later this year, but it won’t be in time for the Smokies to play ball in Knoxville in 2024.

Civics Institute Takes Shape

Amid faculty concerns, Gov. Lee’s proposed Institute for American Civics at UT moves closer to reality with bipartisan legislative support.

Expanding Downtown

After taking a breather, developers David Dewhirst and Mark Heinz are lining up projects north and east of the city’s core.

Extra Bases

The city sees an Old City hotel project as the first new development generated by the planned multi-use stadium.

Over the River

UT is looking to the South Waterfront for future growth and talking with the city about reviving a pedestrian bridge project.

Diversity and Divisiveness

A bill advancing in the Legislature aims to protect against ideological ‘indoctrination’ on Tennessee campuses. UT faculty members are pushing back.

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After separate votes by the Sports Authority and City Council on Tuesday, key agreements for the multi-use stadium are in place.

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Street improvements and new plazas around the new stadium could cost the city as much as $14 million.