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Also In the Spring 2018 Issue:


President Joe DiPietro Gives Third State of the University Address

In his third State of the University address on Feb. 28, UT President Joe DiPietro announced the University’s plan to tackle the opioid crisis in Tennessee

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Tonja Johnson

System HR Update

With 2018 well underway and hints of spring in the air, UT campuses, institutes and system offices are abuzz with activity, and it has been my privilege to provide executive support to our UT System Office of Human Resources since the retirement of Linda Harig as vice president.

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“Everywhere You Look, UT.”

Last month, the UT System Office of Communications and Marketing launched a system-wide marketing campaign themed, “Everywhere You Look UT.”

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Uncle Sam Wants You: To Understand Tax Reform

Following passage of federal tax reform legislation in December 2017, all employees are encouraged to review their tax withholding amounts to avoid having too much or too little taken from their paychecks based on the new rates and tax brackets.

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Responsible Reporting of Suspected Policy Violations and University Response

Maintaining and developing an ethical work environment that protects and supports UT employees depends on communicating policy violation concerns to the proper University officials so that corrective actions can be taken.

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When April Showers Bring May Allergies

Spring is a season of warm sunshine, blooming dogwoods and pastel colors. For some people, it’s the most wonderful time of the year.

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ParTNers for Health Wellness Program

You may have noticed that you haven’t been asked to complete a well-being assessment or a biometric screening for your insurance plan yet for 2018.

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Make Your Wellness A Priority

UT understands the importance of helping employees live healthy and balanced lives and is committed to promoting a culture of wellness—physical and mental—and to providing support and resources.

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Job Families: Aligning Jobs That Fit Together

Several factors contribute to offering fair and competitive pay, and work continues to improve processes, classifications and pay structures.

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Quiz: 50 Years of the UT System

Your campus compliance committee is working to help you stay on the right side of the law.

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President's Award

Four UT Employees Honored with President’s Awards

Four extraordinary UT employees were honored with President’s Awards at a luncheon just for them on Feb. 28 in Nashville.

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