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The Tennessee University Faculty Senates (TUFS), a recently revived group of faculty senates from state universities in Tennessee, is working on a resolution to bring before the state legislature that would offer U.S. military veterans, regardless of their state of residence, in-state tuition at Tennessee universities.

Universities in Ohio also offer in-state tuition to all veterans.
Last spring, the faculty senates of participating universities passed resolutions supporting the awarding of honorary degrees to the Freedom Riders from Tennessee State University.
The Tennessee University Faculty Senates (TUFS), a recently revived group of faculty senates from state universities in Tennessee, is working on a resolution to bring before the state legislature that would offer U.S. military veterans, regardless of their state of residence, in-state tuition at Tennessee universities.

Universities in Ohio also offer in-state tuition to all veterans.
Last spring, the faculty senates of participating universities passed resolutions supporting the awarding of honorary degrees to the Freedom Riders from Tennessee State University.

TUFS met from Aug. 15-17 to consider the latest resolution proposal. The group met for the first time last April. The goals of the group are to increase communication among faculty senates at the state's universities and to provide the faculty an opportunity to speak with a united voice on issues of importance at the state level.

In addition to these issues, TUFS will be requesting clarification of policy statements and legal issues that affect faculty at the state's universities.
Participating universities include East Tennessee State University, Middle Tennessee State University, Tennessee State University, University of Tennessee-Knoxville, University of Memphis and Austin Peay State University.

Officers are are President Tim Winters, professor of Greek and Latin at APSU; President-Elect John Nolt, professor of philosophy at UT-K; and Secretary Lori Buchanan, professor of library administration at APSU.

The group looks forward to working on behalf of faculty across the state and communicating faculty concerns to the state legislature and other appropriate bodies.