TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Sep 19, 2018
Businessman and former candidate for governor Randy Boyd has been named interim president of the University of Tennessee, following the recent retirement announcement from President Joe DiPietro, The Tennessean reports. Tennessee AG Herbert Slatery praised the decision. “Randy Boyd’s key role in the Governor’s signature higher education program, the Tennessee Promise, his familiarity with state government and his campaign experience places him in a unique position to guide the University of Tennessee education system at this pivotal time,” Slatery said in a statement.