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TTU Trustees Appoint Cynthia Polk-Johnson As New VP Of Student Affairs

Tennessee Tech’s Board of Trustees has named Cynthia Polk-Johnson as the university’s new Vice President of Student Affairs. The board met and approved President Phil Oldham’s hiring recommendation Monday. Johnson said Tech’s care for students and opportunity for growth motivated her to seek the job. “I noticed one of the things that caught my attention right off hand was the ... Read More »

Compensation Plan Approved For TTU Employees

Tennessee Tech employees are set to receive a bonus and raise if Governor Bill Lee’s next fiscal year budget is approved. The Tech Board of Trustees approved the compensation plan Thursday. A $1,000 bonus and raises based on performance evaluations are included. Trustee Tom Jones said he was unable to give raises at his own company, so the university is ... Read More »

Temp Offices Could Be First Step For Long Term Tucker Stadium Plan

Temporary offices for the Tennessee Tech football program could be the start to a long term solution for Tucker Stadium. Tennessee Tech Athletic Director Mark Wilson said he was encouraged that Board of Trustees members wanted to make sure the temporary trailers did not become a long-term solution. “We need the Board of Trustees to support that permanent renovation and ... Read More »

Tech Offering New Master Of Science Degree In Rural Community Health

Tennessee Tech will offer a new master of science degree program in Community Health and Nutrition, one of the first programs in the nation. The new program will provide advanced academics in rural community health for credentialed nutrition and dietitian professionals and undergraduate dietetic students in need of a registered dietitian nutrition certification combined with a graduate degree.  Provost and ... Read More »

Tech Working To Eliminate $7 Million From Budget

The Tennessee Tech Board of Trustees approved a new fiscal year budget with no pay raises as the school tries to close a $7 million budget shortfall. Vice President for Planning and Finance Claire Stinson said the University lost some $3 million in state funding. Tuition and other revenue sources are expected to decrease by about $4 million. “Of course, ... Read More »