University of Tennessee President Joe DiPietro will deliver his third annual State of the University address in Nashville on Wednesday, Feb. 28. DiPietro’s speech begins at 3 p.m. CST/4 p.m. EST before an audience of UT leaders and dignitaries in the downtown Nashville Public Library auditorium and will be webcast live.
DiPietro’s remarks will cover:
- Developing a multi-pronged UT effort to address the opioid addiction crisis in Tennessee
- University milestones in self-limiting tuition increases during the past three years and for the year ahead
- Record-breaking UT research productivity system-wide
- UT enrollment growth and progress in student retention and graduation rates
A link to the live webcast will be available at www.tennessee.edu. The event also will be shared live from the UT president’s Facebook page, and highlights will be shared via live tweeting from @UTSystemNews.