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The OpEd Project and Senate Media

The OpEd Project 


In late September, the Senate organized and the Office of the Chancellor sponsored the OpEd Project, a 2 day seminar attended by 20 faculty members and 2 campus communicators on the theme “write to change the world.” The OpEds coming out of this project are beginning to appear in newspapers across the state, and you can find them linked to the names below. Look for more in the coming months! Participants included:

Rana Abudayyeh School of Architecture
Jennifer Akerman School of Architecture
Misty Anderson

Misty Anderson, 2

Megan Boenke University Communications
Zack Buck Law
Thomas Russell Crook Management
Sharon Davis Nursing
T.K. Davis School of Architecture
Terrica Durbin Nursing
Lou Gross Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Mathematics
Patrick Grzanka Psychology
David Keffer Materials Science and Engineering
Arthur Leal Herbert College of Agriculture
Andrea Ludwig Ag. Research
Beauvais Lyons

Beauvais Lyons, 2

School of Art
Lisa Reyes Mason


Social Work
Sally J. McMillan School of Advertising and Public Relations
Karen Rose Nursing
Lisi Schoenbach English
Gary Skolits Evaluation, Statistics, and Measurement
Marcy Souza Biomedical and Diagnostic Sciences
Heather Wallace Family and Consumer Sciences
Amanda Womac Arts and Sciences Communications


Faculty Senators’ Addresses to the Board of Trustees


Senator Shefner, November 2, 2018

Senator Langendorfer, November 2, 2018

President Anderson, November 2, 2018

President Anderson, September 25, 2018



Media on Faculty Senate Efforts

Compass, October 4, 2018 ‘We Don’t Make Widgets’

Knoxville News Sentinel, UT Faculty Senate approves campus post-tenure policy, asks Board to reconsider system plan

Susan Kalitz, Wildflower Witness