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Higher Education Reporter — Knoxville News Sentinel

Higher ed reporter for @knoxnews, alum of @universityofky. Fan of UK basketball, Reds baseball, alt country and all things outdoors. RTs not endorsements, etc.

EPA bill grows in Knoxville College cleanup — It has cost the federal government $425,776 so far to clean up the thousands of chemicals abandoned in a vacant science building on the Knoxville College campus. The figure is not final and the federal agency will seek to recover the cost of the three-week June cleanup from the struggling historically black college, said Anita Davis, chief of the Environmental Protection Agency Region 4 Superfund Enforcement Branch in Atlanta.

UT: ‘Concerning development’ in US Ebola case — KNOXVILLE - A University of Tennessee doctor called the spread of Ebola to a Dallas nurse "a concerning development" but said it's still unlikely we will see the deadly disease in East Tennessee.

Attorney: Supreme Court could take Tenn. case if 6th Circuit upholds same-sex ban — KNOXVILLE - Nashville attorney Bill Harbison, who represents same-sex marriage plaintiffs in Tennessee, said he expects the U.S. Supreme Court to take up their case should the 6th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals becomes the first to uphold a state ban. The U.S.

Top community-college students to be guaranteed UT spots — Students who leave one of the state's community colleges with an associate degree and a B-average will now earn guaranteed admission to the University of Tennessee. The new policy, approved by the system's Board of Trustees on Friday, comes on the heels of the state's new Tennessee Promise scholarship program.

Haslam gives $50 million to UT; business college to be named in his honor — KNOXVILLE - University of Tennessee trustees will vote this afternoon to rename UT's College of Business after one of the state's most prominent families, following a $50 million gift from Pilot Flying J founder Jim Haslam. The school will become the James A. Haslam II College of Business, making it the first UT college with a namesake.

Historic Knoxville College buildings facing uncertainty — The city, last month, demolished a condemned house owned by Knoxville College at a cost of $6,111. The school owns three other blighted properties nearby, one of which has been on the city's demolition list for six years.

UT task force debates sexual assault, domestic violence policy — A campus task force went to work Tuesday revising the University of Tennessee's new sexual assault policy - the first universitywide policy to also cover domestic and relationship violence.

New UTPD policy generates more sex assault notices — In the 22 days since fall classes began, University of Tennessee students have been alerted to four separate reports of sexual assaults on campus. Three women said they were attacked in a residence hall. A fourth said she was assaulted in the empty Alumni Memorial Building during a football game.

UT trustees give DiPietro high marks, move to extend president’s contract — NASHVILLE - University of Tennessee trustees Wednesday voted to extend President Joe DiPietro's contract another four years during a meeting at the Ellington Agriculture Center here. The contract extension will go before the full board of trustees at an October board meeting in Knoxville. His new term would begin Jan.

UT rolls out new sex assault policy — Among the things that do not signal someone is consenting to sex, according to the University of Tennessee is his or her reputation or attire, the acceptance of gifts, previous consent or current dating relationship.
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Oct 30, 2014

RT @KNSWatchfulEye: Authorities say Middlebrook Pike at Robinson Rd will be closed for 4-5 hours while KUB repairs utility lines downed by car crash.

Oct 23, 2014

And this is what I do after rock shows these days. Actually, its a miracle I'm still awake.

Oct 23, 2014

@Adambrimer @Wilco it may be inappropriate to suggest board members would assassin down Cumberland avenue

Oct 23, 2014

I'm not sure if this UT Foundation board realizes I have @Wilco tickets tonight. Can I get the Cliffs Notes on this meeting?

Oct 22, 2014

RT @KentuckySports: Kentucky unanimous pick to win SEC; Aaron Harrison voted Player of the Year

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