Under Transition

John Compton and Randy Boyd

Merging campuses and creating a new Oak Ridge Institute, the UT Board of Trustees ratifies big moves by Interim President Randy Boyd.

On the Comeback Trail

Phillip Fulmer addresses the Special Committee on UT Sports

17 months in, UT Athletic Director Phillip Fulmer says the Vols’ sports programs are working their way back to the top.

Culture Clash

UT President Joe DiPietro

At its Fall Meeting, UT’s new Board of Trustees grappled with differences between the private sector and public universities.

UT’s Problematic Governance

John Compton, chair of the UT Board of Trustees

Gov. Bill Haslam did not intend to create a Board of Trustees with no higher education experience, but that’s what he got.