Thank You for an Incredible Year of Support

Donors make a difference info graphic

Last year was the best fundraising year in UT history by far, with $235 million in private and corporate gifts. More than 39,000 donors showed their support for the work we are doing to make UT a better university for our students.

At Home in Living and Learning Communities

Lt Col Jack Lancaster and Jordan Grant meet during the Air Force ROTC LLC move-in.

The single largest predictor of whether first-year students return for their second year is how well they engage and assimilate into campus life. That’s why our rapidly expanding living and learning communities are a key component of our retention strategy.

Transforming and Improving our Campus

Three students relight the Torch.

If you have been away over the summer you might not recognize parts of campus. The new Student Union opened, Circle Park was redesigned, and construction has begun on several other projects. It’s all part of $1 billion in construction work that is underway or in the planning phase.


Here’s a list of faculty, staff, and students who have made headlines for their accomplishments in recent months.

Policy on Sexual Misconduct, Relationship Violence, and Stalking

Welcome back to campus. As we begin the new academic year, I want to stress my commitment to creating and sustaining a living, learning, and working environment at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, that is free from sexual misconduct, relationship violence, and stalking.

Search for Executive Director of UTSI

Robert “Buddy” Moore, executive director of the UT Space Institute in Tullahoma, has announced his plans to retire from UT. A search is now under way to fill the executive director position.