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.
John Quinn, who recently retired from UT, has received chancellor emeritus status. Quinn served as chancellor from 1989 to 1992.
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.
When classes began this fall more than 6,100 new freshmen and transfer students became Volunteers. And what a talented addition to the UT family they are.
The internal search process for selecting a permanent vice president for the University of Tennessee’s Institute for Public Service is underway.
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.
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.
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.
I am deeply committed 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. Today, I am writing to inform you about two developments related to those issues.