University of Memphis Board of Trustees Will Hold First Meeting March 17

March 15, 2017 - Gov. Bill Haslam has called the first meeting of the University of Memphis Board of Trustees. Subject to approval by SACSCOC (the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges), the Board will meet Friday, March 17, at 2:30 p.m. in the University Center Ballroom on the UofM campus. The meeting will be webcast live and archived for later viewing. A link to the webcast is available at  

Agenda items include: Adoption of Board Bylaws and Policies; Election of Board Officers; Adoption of Board Committee Structure; Approval of Faculty Tenure and Promotion Recommendations; and Review and Approval of New Academic Programs. The complete agenda is available online at

For more information, contact Melanie Murry, University Counsel, at or 901-678-2155, or Bruce Harber, Chief Operations Officer, at or 901-678-2121.

Contact: Gabrielle Maxey