UT Board of Trustees Meet March 31 - April 1 in Martin

FOR IMMEDIATE USE
March 24, 2016

KNOXVILLE—The University of Tennessee Board of Trustees will meet March 31- April 1, at the University of Tennessee at Martin.

The meeting of the full board will begin at 12:30 (CDT) on Friday, April 1, in the Boling University Center Ballroom and will be webcast live and archived for later viewing. A link to the webcast will be available at tennessee.edu.

Agenda items include:

·       Ratification of revisions to 2015-16 goals under the performance-based variable compensation plan and a methodology for calculating the score

·       Four-year comprehensive performance review of UT Institute of Agriculture Chancellor Larry Arrington and related compensation adjustment

·       UT Martin undergraduate out-of-state tuition for 2016-17

·       Amendment of the rule classifying students in-state or out-of-state

·       Campus real estate transactions in Chattanooga, Memphis and Knoxville

·       Fiscal year 2016 revised operating budget

·       Revised campus master plans for UT Knoxville and the Institute of Agriculture and for UT Martin

·       Honorary doctor of science degree, UT Knoxville

·       UT Knoxville Vol Vision 2020 Strategic Plan Refresh

·       UT Martin Faculty Handbook revisions

·       Naming of UT Knoxville facilities

 

Various board committees will meet both days. All meetings will be held in Boling University Center Ballroom. Here is a schedule of meetings:

 

Thursday, March 31

1:30 p.m. – Research, Outreach, and Economic Development Committee

3:15 p.m. – Finance and Administration Committee

 

Friday, April 1

8 a.m. – Academic Affairs and Student Success Committee

10 a.m. – Advancement and Public Affairs Committee

12:30 p.m. – Full Board

The meeting’s full agenda and materials will be posted at bot.tennessee.edu.

 

Prior to the committee meetings on March 31, the Board will have a non-public session with legal counsel to receive information about the pending lawsuit styled Jane Doe, I et. al v. The University of Tennessee.  No action, or deliberation toward any action, by the Board concerning the lawsuit will occur in the non-public session or in the meetings scheduled for March 31-April 1. 

Anyone with a disability who wishes to attend this meeting may contact the individuals listed below to request auxiliary aids or services needed to facilitate attendance. Contact may be made in person, by writing, by email, by telephone or otherwise and should be received no later than 5 p.m. EST, Wednesday, March 30.
 

UT distributes this notice to all faculty and staff as part of its compliance with the adequate public notice requirement of state open meetings law.
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Contacts:

Gina Stafford, 865-974-0741, stafford@tennessee.edu, 823 Andy Holt Tower, 1331 Circle Park, Knoxville, TN 37996

Jennifer Sicking, 865-974-5179, jsicking@tennessee.edu, P-265 Andy Holt Tower, 1331 Circle Park, Knoxville, TN 37996

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