UTHSC Hosts Community Dialogue on Structural Racism

  MEMPHIS – In June 2020, the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center hosted a free, virtual community dialogue titled, “Why Aren’t We All Mad? A Dialogue on Racism in the Health Care System.”  More than 400 people joined Zoom for the dialogue to better understand the role of the … Continued


Annual Enrollment 2020-2021

Each year, annual enrollment is your chance to choose benefits or make benefit changes that will be effective the following Jan. 1. The annual enrollment period for state and higher education employees is Oct. 1 – Oct. 16. Even if you don’t make changes during annual enrollment, it’s good to review your enrollment selections each year.

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IPS: A Place Where All Can Thrive

UT’s Institute for Public Service realizes its unique role in serving Tennesseans, and it is committed to doing so despite the many challenges the country is facing.  With increasing racial tensions, IPS Vice President Herb Byrd III reminded employees of their role in promoting diversity throughout the Institute as well as the state. “We have … Continued


Training Employees and Students at UTSI

TULLAHOMA – The UT Space Institute has worked diligently to keep its campus and research facilities healthy and safe for personnel and to work against racism. Human resources delivered a self-observation questionnaire and self-isolation form to all employees to help ensure employees know when it is safe for them to return to campus or if … Continued


UTIA Takes Action Against Racism Through New Council and Director

The UT Institute of Agriculture is committed to a unified, integrated approach to enhancing diversity and inclusion throughout the institute. As a result, a new UTIA Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council has been formed that will include representation from all departments and units.  This standing council will have rotating membership to ensure that all aspects … Continued


UT System Human Resources Spotlight

The UT System Human Resources Office works to ensure compliance with federal, state and University labor standards and policies. Its staff members work diligently to positively contribute to the workplace satisfaction level across the UT System.           Brian Dickens Dickens is responsible for planning, developing and implementing statewide initiatives that support … Continued


UT System Employee and Organizational Development (EOD) Spotlight

The UT System Employee and Organizational Development (EOD) Office advances the mission of the UT System by providing employees with the resources for professional and personal development.  Ron Tredway joined the UT System in 2010, bringing more than 25 years of management and leadership experience in a variety of functions. His training includes multiple professional … Continued


K@te — Not Just for Compliance Training

By Dylan Siebert Employee and Organizational Development is proud to offer numerous online professional development opportunities using K@TE, the University of Tennessee Learning Management System. All regular faculty, staff and most temporary employees can enjoy browsing more than 1,200 eLearning courses from content providers such as Skillsoft and LinkedIn Learning*. Employee and Organizational Development has … Continued