Every year, UT leaders head to our three local Flagship high schools to surprise a handful of students with news of their admission to the state’s flagship land-grant university. It’s a big deal for these students and their families—not just because of the opportunity to attend the state’s top public institution but also because their […]
Tennessee is poised to be the next great American innovation hub, Chancellor Donde Plowman posits in an editorial that ran in the Nashville Tennessean and the Knoxville News Sentinel.
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Chancellor Donde Plowman of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and Clemson University President Jim Clements celebrated their universities’ shared mission as land-grant institutions in a guest editorial that ran in the Miami Herald the day before the schools competed in the Orange Bowl in South Florida. The editorial notes that while the leaders may disagree […]
As we wrap up the semester and head into the break, I want to take this opportunity to thank you for your extraordinary work and to provide you some updates as we all prepare for 2023. Everywhere I go, I talk about the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, as a university on the rise. More students […]
Arthur Brooks, a Harvard professor, social scientist, and best-selling author, met with Chancellor Donde Plowman and other UT and community leaders last week. Brooks was visiting the university to discuss his work on the science of happiness and how we can come together as a nation in a time of deep divisions. During his day […]