1970-1980 Timeline

IPS HISTORY

1980

Odell Miner becomes Executive Director of MTAS

1976

MTAS Memphis office closes – Jackson office opens

1974

The Tennessee General Assembly amended TCA to establish IPS

1973

Roy S. Nicks becomes Vice President for Urban and Public Affairs

The County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) is created by TCA (49-9-402)

Ralph Harris becomes the first Executive Director of CTAS

CCEP becomes part of IPS

General Assembly moves mandate of the Government Industry Law Center (GILC) to IPS and GILC is dissolved

1971

The Institute for Public Service (IPS) is created by the by the UT Board of Trustees
The Critical Care Education Center (CCEP) is created

1970

S.H. (Bo) Roberts is named Vice President for Urban and Public Affairs

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