Board of Trustees (BT) Policies

The policies below can be ordered by subject, version or date. Click or tap each table header below to change the order.  Each policy will open in a new tab or window.

The policies listed below are exact reproductions of the policies published through the University’s official policy site, [PolicyTech Public Link]. They have been re-published here for the convenience of those readers who cannot access the official site.


Board of Trustees (BT) Policies
Subject (click link to view / download PDF)Version #Published in PolicyTechEffective DatePolicyTech Public url: Use this link to access policy in PolicyTech or to share / embed the public url
BT0001 - Conflict of Interest Policy for Trustees110/12/201702/05/1992https://universitytennessee.policytech.com/docview/?docid=212&public=true
BT0002 - Code of Ethics for Appointed Trustees210/12/201710/09/2009https://universitytennessee.policytech.com/docview/?docid=213&public=true
BT0003 - Policy Statement on Travel210/12/201710/09/2009https://universitytennessee.policytech.com/docview/?docid=214&public=true
BT0004 - Policy on Presidential Performance Reviews410/12/201703/29/2017https://universitytennessee.policytech.com/docview/?docid=215&public=true
BT0005 - Policy on Awarding Honorary Degrees210/12/201710/25/2002https://universitytennessee.policytech.com/docview/?docid=216&public=true
BT0006-Policies-Governing-Academic-Freedom-Responsibility-and-Tenure808/28/201806/22/2018https://universitytennessee.policytech.com/docview/?docid=489&public=true
BT0007 - Policy on Faculty Handbook Revisions110/12/201706/18/1992https://universitytennessee.policytech.com/docview/?docid=218&public=true
BT0008 - Policy on the Naming of Facilities and Other Assets of the University of Tennessee410/12/201710/22/2010https://universitytennessee.policytech.com/docview/?docid=219&public=true
BT0009 - Procedural Framework for Academic Program Discontinuance110/12/201702/27/2009https://universitytennessee.policytech.com/docview/?docid=220&public=true
BT0010 SUPERSEDED - Policy on Misconduct in Research and Service (for reference only)110/01/201710/28/2005https://universitytennessee.policytech.com/docview/?docid=21&public=true
BT0011 - Policy on a Student Programs and Services Fee110/12/201706/19/2014https://universitytennessee.policytech.com/docview/?docid=221&public=true
BT0012 - Policy on Settlement of Claims and Litigation110/12/201710/14/2016https://universitytennessee.policytech.com/docview/?docid=222&public=true
BT0013 - Discretionary Expenditure Reporting for the President and Chancellors210/12/201706/24/2004https://universitytennessee.policytech.com/docview/?docid=223&public=true
BT0014 - Public Records110/12/201706/26/2017https://universitytennessee.policytech.com/docview/?docid=238&public=true
BT0015 - Debt Management110/12/201706/21/2012https://universitytennessee.policytech.com/docview/?docid=225&public=true
BT0016 - Policy on Approval of Student Fees411/08/201811/02/2018https://universitytennessee.policytech.com/docview/?docid=512&public=true
BT0017 - Process for Submitting Legislative Proposals and Funding Requests to the General Assembly110/12/201710/03/2014https://universitytennessee.policytech.com/docview/?docid=227&public=true
BT0018 - Policy on Housing Allowances for Senior-level Administrators303/26/201803/23/2018https://universitytennessee.policytech.com/docview/?docid=314&public=true
BT0019 - University Aircraft210/12/201707/01/2017https://universitytennessee.policytech.com/docview/?docid=229&public=true
BT0020 - Investment Policies and Procedures211/08/201811/02/2018https://universitytennessee.policytech.com/docview/?docid=513&public=true
BT0021 - Policy Affirming Principles of Free Speech for Students and Faculty111/07/201711/03/2017https://universitytennessee.policytech.com/docview/?docid=268&public=true
BT0022 - Policy on Smoking111/07/201711/03/2017https://universitytennessee.policytech.com/docview/?docid=269&public=true
BT0023 - Policy on Setting Faculty Salaries upon Conclusion of Administrative Appointments202/28/201802/22/2018https://universitytennessee.policytech.com/docview/?docid=305&public=true
BT0024 - Statement of Policy on Patents, Copyrights, and Other Intellectual Property206/27/201806/19/2003https://universitytennessee.policytech.com/docview/?docid=405&public=true

Effective October 2017, UT policies have been migrated and redirected to PolicyTech, a new document management system.

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