Opinion: The balanced budget amendment is a bad idea

Does Sept. 17 mean anything to you? Maybe it’s your birthday or your anniversary, but it’s also the day in 1787 that the delegates to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia got together for the last time and signed the new United States Constitution. I’m not gonna lie, I didn’t think about it being Constitution Day … Read moreOpinion: The balanced budget amendment is a bad idea

L. Thomas Smith Jr. inaugurated as Johnson University’s seventh president

Written by Drew Tapp and Jenna Stahlman KNOXVILLE   On Friday, Sept. 21, at 3 p.m., in the Phillips-Welshimer gym, Johnson University inaugurated its seventh president, L. Thomas Smith Jr. Various faculty, institutional leaders, community members, students, and others, welcomed those in attendance    in person and online via livestream. “Your presence also represents your … Read moreL. Thomas Smith Jr. inaugurated as Johnson University’s seventh president

Preparing for a New President

When it came time to find the seventh President of Johnson University, the Board of Trustees knew they were looking for someone who was a Johnson University alumnus, knew how to raise funds, and whose character is above reproach. They found their prime candidate in Dr Thomas Smith. “We spent two to three hours in the … Read morePreparing for a New President