U.S. News & World Report

UT Campus Slips One Spot Away From Top 25 Goal—Or Does It?

Sep 10, 2013
WUOT News, Matt Shafer Powell

In 2010, then-Governor Phil Bredesen of Tennessee challenged the University of Tennessee with the goal of becoming a Top 25 public research university by the year 2020.  Since then, UT-Knoxville Chancellor Jimmy Cheek has engaged in a relentless public campaign to make that happen.