• As used in this part, unless the context otherwise requires:
    • (1) “Board” means both the board of trustees of the University of Tennessee and the state board of education, or either of them;

    • Terms Used In Tennessee Code 49-3-1102

      • Board: means both the board of trustees of the University of Tennessee and the state board of education, or either of them. See Tennessee Code 49-3-1102
      • Bonds: means any bonds of the board issued pursuant to this part. See Tennessee Code 49-3-1102
      • Institution: means any one of the East Tennessee State University, Middle Tennessee State University, the University of Memphis, the Tennessee Technological University, the University of Tennessee and the University of Tennessee, Martin branch. See Tennessee Code 49-3-1102
      • Project: means and includes buildings, structures, improvements and equipment of every kind, nature and description that may be required by or convenient for the purpose of an institution, including, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, administration, dining, exhibition, lecture, recreational and teaching halls, or parts of or additions to them. See Tennessee Code 49-3-1102
      • Recovery act: means all acts or resolutions of the congress of the United States to encourage public works, to provide relief, work relief, or to increase employment by providing for useful projects and providing for the making of loans or grants or both. See Tennessee Code 49-3-1102
      • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
      • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105

      (2) “Bonds” means any bonds of the board issued pursuant to this part;

    • (3) “Federal agency” means the United States, the president of the United States, the administrator of general services or such other agency or agencies as may be designated or created to make loans or grants or both pursuant to the recovery act or any further acts;

    • (4) “Institution” means any one of the East Tennessee State University, Middle Tennessee State University, the University of Memphis, the Tennessee Technological University, the University of Tennessee and the University of Tennessee, Martin branch;

    • (5) “Project” means and includes buildings, structures, improvements and equipment of every kind, nature and description that may be required by or convenient for the purpose of an institution, including, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, administration, dining, exhibition, lecture, recreational and teaching halls, or parts of or additions to them; heat, light, sewer and waterworks plants or systems, or parts of or extensions to them; commons, dining halls, dormitories, auditoriums, libraries, infirmaries, laundries, laboratories, metallurgical plants, museums, swimming pools, water towers, fire prevention and fire fighting systems, gymnasia, stadia, dwellings, greenhouses, farm buildings and stables, or parts of or additions to them; or any one (1) or more than one (1) or all of the projects listed in this subdivision (5), or any combination of the projects listed in this subdivision (5), acquired pursuant to this part;

    • (6) “Recovery act” means all acts or resolutions of the congress of the United States to encourage public works, to provide relief, work relief, or to increase employment by providing for useful projects and providing for the making of loans or grants or both; and

    • (7) “To acquire” includes to purchase, erect, build, construct, reconstruct, repair, replace, extend, better, equip, develop or improve a project.