The University of Tennessee is on track to achieving its most important operational and performance goals and making progress toward long-term sustainability, UT President Joe DiPietro told the Board of Trustees Friday.
DiPietro, who was elected by the board five years ago this month to serve as UT’s 25th president, provided a data-driven update. He cited progress toward goals set for him by the board for a three-year evaluation period of July 1, 2012, through June 30, 2015. That period and the evaluation are based on a board-initiated performance and retention plan begun in 2012.
Plan objectives are to drive achievement of strategic institutional goals, promote accountability and excellence at the chief executive level, and encourage retention of high-performing officers.
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