MMC to UT Timeline
*The timeline is preliminary pending due diligence to ensure the partnership will be beneficial for both institutions. The partnership is subject to approval by both institution Boards, the Tennessee state legislature and SACSCOC.
September 2020 – Begin Due Diligence and Feasibility Study
December 2020 – University of Tennessee Board of Trustees and Martin Methodist College take formal vote.
December 2020 – Formal Intent is communicated to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges in accordance with SACSCOC guidelines.
January – April 2021 – Tennessee Legislative Session – Seek enabling legislation and budget allocation for new UT Campus.
Spring 2021 – Submit substantive change request to SACSCOC in accordance with guidelines for presentation at June 2021 SACSCOC BOT meeting.
June 2021 – Seek vote of Approval from SACSCOC BOT
July 1, 2021 – Proposed date of acquisition and establishment of UT campus.