Groundhog Day 2009 was Dr. Jimmy G. Cheek’s first day on the job as chancellor of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. At least, it was the first day for which he was paid. He’d actually been on the job unofficially for weeks, squeezing UT Knoxville’s business in around his full slate of duties as a senior vice-president of the University of Florida. Idle hours were rare before February 2 and have been even rarer since, with his current schedule of 70- to 80-hour weeks. Still, he managed to find some time for a conversation with Higher Ground.
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