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Brown will be special advisor to both UTC and UT System leadership

After 37 years at UTC, Executive Vice Chancellor Richard Brown is transitioning into a dual role.

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UT System’s next 10 years focused on several key points, Boyd says

Lighting a fire under the UT System will ignite the “Greatest Decade in the History of the University of Tennessee”over the next 10 years, UT System Interim President Randy Boyd said. “I’m excited about all the things that we’re working on, all of the accomplishments, all the things we’ve got planned for the future. I’m confident that if we all work together as one team across the system—recognizing that

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Dealing with drug abuse in Tennessee’s rural communities

They cried as they talked about their drug addictions, tears flowing as they waded through their guilt at the pain and turmoil they had caused their families and friends. They cried as they confronted the waste they’d made of their lives and relived some of the horrific childhood neglect and physical abuse that contributed to their initial drug use. But when they were told they could stop talking, could

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Don’t be afraid to fail, Boyd tells business students

You’ve got to fail if you want to succeed. That was the message that Randy Boyd, interim president of the University of Tennessee system, gave to business students, faculty and others at UTC’s annual Entrepreneurship Breakfast.

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UT Promise Tour Visits Red Bank High School Juniors and Seniors

“If you’re coming to UT and your family income is under $50,000, I have great news,” said interim UT President Randy Boyd. “If you can academically earn the right to come to UT Martin, UT Chattanooga or UT Knoxville, you can attend one of our universities free of tuition and fees. This is the first time in the history of the country that any university system has offered this, and we’re excited to be able to offer it in Tennessee.”

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