Category Archives: News & Updates
Information about May 28 Event for Students
Earlier today, you received a message about someone renting space on campus at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 28, at Alumni Memorial Building to hold an event entitled, “White Nationalism: Fact or Fiction.”
Information about Tyler Event on May 28
Rick Tyler, a Polk County man who ran for Tennessee’s 3rd Congressional District House of Representatives seat in 2016 and drew national attention for “Make America White Again” billboards, is renting space on campus for an event titled, “White Nationalism: Fact or Fiction.”
Information about May 28 Event
I want to provide information about an event that is scheduled for May 28 at 6 p.m. at Alumni Memorial Building entitled, “White Nationalism: Fact or Fiction.”
Discussion Forum about Free Speech and Hate Speech
Where is the line between free speech and hate speech? This difficult question will be surveyed by a panel featuring four UT professors.
In Solidarity with Our Jewish Community
Last week, a swastika was painted on the Rock.
Message from Vincent Carilli, Vice Chancellor for Student Life
No matter where you are on campus this weekend, please be aware of your surroundings and your personal safety.
Your Voice Matters: A Panel on Free Speech
On February 12, 2018, the Student Government Association hosted a panel of UT administrators, faculty, and students on the issue of free speech in light of the upcoming Traditionalist Worker Party event.
Message from Chief Troy Lane Regarding Security Plans for Saturday, February 17
I want to make you aware of the security plans for this Saturday, February 17, when the Traditionalist Worker Party is holding a meeting on campus.
Update on February 17 Event
On February 9, Chancellor Davenport emailed the campus community to update them on a change of venue for the planned event on February 17.
SPLC Outreach Director to Give Presentation on Hate Group
Faculty, staff, and students are invited to a presentation and question-and-answer session with Lecia Brooks, outreach director for the Southern Poverty Law Center, at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, February 15, at Alumni Memorial Building’s Cox Auditorium.