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TBR investigates use of adjunct faculty

An investigative committee created by the Tennessee Board of Regents reported back to the TBR in October with four key areas needing review regarding the system’s use of adjunct faculty. Earlier in the year, the TBR established a committee—made up of representatives from TBR schools—to investigate the status of adjunct […]

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Tech heads into Homecoming atop OVC

The Conference-leading Golden Eagles (5-2, 4-1 OVC) are getting ready to host the Murray State Racers (4-4, 2-3 OVC) on Saturday afternoon at 1:30 at Tucker Stadium for this season’s homecoming game. This will be the 77th meeting between the two teams and Tech holds the overall record 41-34-1 over […]

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Hospital, greeks to swap land

Sigma Alpha Epsilon and Cookeville Regional Medical Center have entered into an agreement in principle for a land swap targeted to go into effect May 2013. The land swap will be an even-for-even trade, the 158 W. 7th St. property, where the fraternity is currently located, for three lots at […]

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Graduate enrollment bucks trend

Official enrollment numbers show that Tech has reached record undergraduate enrollment for the 11th consecutive year while graduate enrollment has decreased. The final count for 2011 enrollment overall is 11,768, a 2 percent increase. Undergraduate enrollment shows a 5.1 percent increase.  There has also been a 9 percent increase in […]

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Custodial outsourcing issue on table

Despite months of dissension, discussion and demonstration, Tech administrators have not been able to resolve the custodial outsourcing issue. The problems surrounding this subject are both economic and emotional.  Tech spends approximately 1.5 percent more of its budget in the Operations and Maintenance of Plant category when compared to the […]

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The Oracle’s new website launches

The Oracle is excited to announce the launch of its new website. The Oracle, Tech’s student-run newspaper, launched a new version of its website this morning. The website, designed and hosted by College Media Network, is the successor to the original website, which launched in February of 2009. The new website […]