2021 Revue: Education

Susan Horn and Virginia Babb

In a year marked by the pandemic, both Knox County Schools and the University of Tennessee saw changes that will shape their futures.

Resilience and Risks

Labor force graph

A University of Tennessee report shows strong economic recovery in Tennessee — but uncertainties ahead about the pandemic and the workforce.

A Growing Challenge

Randy Boyd and John Compton

The University of Tennessee wants to add 8,000 students in the next four years, despite difficult demographic trends.

Testing Testing

Kari Alldredge, UT

During COVID, the University of Tennessee has suspended requiring ACT or SAT scores for admission. The Board of Trustees is weighing whether to make it permanent.

Chain Reactions

NASA image of ships off the Port of Los Angeles

From stranded cargo ships to empty grocery shelves, suddenly everyone cares about supply logistics. We talk to a UT expert to understand what’s going on.

Tentative Gains

UCW AAUP

Labor and faculty groups at the University of Tennessee say Chancellor Donde Plowman committed to some of their agenda. UT will not confirm it.

UT Goes South

UT Trustees 6-21-21

The Board of Trustees approves the acquisition of Martin Methodist College, adding a new campus for the first time in a half-century.