The Research, Outreach and Economic Development Committee oversees programs seeking to extend the University’s scientific, technological, commercialization, and educational expertise to communities, counties, agencies and organizations in Tennessee and globally.

Charter

Members:

  • William E. Evans, Chair
  • George E. Cates
  • Rhedona Rose

Ex Officio:

  • Vice Chair of the Board
  • President of the University (non-voting)
  • Commissioner of Agriculture
  • Commissioner of Education
  • Executive Director of THEC (non-voting)
  • Voting Faculty Trustee
  • Voting Student Trustee
  • Non-voting Faculty Trustee
  • Non-voting Student Trustee

Professional Staff Non-voting Representatives:

  • David Stern, UT Health Science Center
  • Margaret Norris, Institute for Public Service
  • Tim Cross, Institute of Agriculture

Principal Staff Liaison:

  • David E. Millhorn, Senior Vice President for Research, Outreach and Economic Development