Chancellor Donde Plowman touted Tennessee as a destination for advanced materials and manufacturing and stressed the importance of research universities building innovation ecosystems during a meeting of more than 200 manufacturing industry leaders from across the country at UT Knoxville’s manufacturing research facility in Hardin Valley.
Chancellor Donde Plowman appeared in October on WBIR’s local politics show Inside Tennessee, where she celebrated UT Knoxville’s growing momentum. In the wide-ranging interview, hosts John Becker and John North asked the chancellor about record-breaking enrollment, research partnerships, and the university’s three new academic colleges and schools. “This university is changing and becoming an even […]
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.
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 […]