Alexander Statement on UT Chancellor Jimmy Cheek’s Announcement

Posted on June 21, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 21, 2016 – U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) today made the following statement after University of Tennessee at Knoxville Chancellor Jimmy Cheek announced he will step down from his position and return to the university’s faculty:

“Jimmy Cheek has led the University of Tennessee at Knoxville with skill and patience. He has helped to make a fine university even better.” 

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