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Chancellor-Elect Donde Plowman Returns to Rocky Top


Chancellor-Elect Plowman: It’s an honor to be here today and I’m thrilled to return to the University of Tennessee to serve this community and this university as its next Chancellor.

Plowman: Hi! Are you guys going to come keep me company? Hi, Charles. Nicole.

What about you what are you majoring in? Supply chain Oh you are? Give me five on that.

I’ll see you in a little bit.

When they say “The Torchbearer,” what does that mean to you guys?

Plowman: I want to thank president Boyd, the board of trustees and the search committee for the opportunity to lead this amazing university into the future.