REMEMBERING A LEGEND
On June 28, 2016, the legendary Pat Head Summitt lost her battle with early-onset dementia when it brought an early end to her extraordinary life.
Join us and Joan Cronan, UT women’s athletics director emeritus, in remembering Summitt with Cronan’s words on her in this profile from Tennessee Alumnus.
The UT System’s delivery of education, discovery, outreach and public service contributes to the economic, social and environmental well-being of all Tennesseans.
The Smoky Mountain Wildfires left scars on UT as alumni, officials and institutions were victims, responders and now leaders for the treasured area’s rebirth.
Geography professor Henri Grissino-Mayer specializes in dendrochronology and predicted the 2016 wildfires that killed 14 people and destroyed millions of dollars in property in the Smoky Mountains region.
The UT College of Veterinary Medicine helped 22 animals, including an orange tabby cat named Topper, injured during the Smoky Mountain Wildfires.
THE SYSTEM STRATEGIC PLAN
The System Strategic Plan establishes a vision and direction for five years (2012-2017), with clearly defined goals to ensure good stewardship and purposeful use of resources.
UT Advocacy is the official grassroots network of alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends of the University of Tennessee interested in garnering support for UT with government officials.
BUDGET ADVISORY GROUP
UT faces plenty of challenges, but one that easily overshadows the rest is finding sustainable, long-term funding.
The University of Tennessee has a tremendous impact on the state of Tennessee and in the lives of its people.
The University of Tennessee is comprised of campuses at Knoxville, Chattanooga, Martin and the Health Science Center at Memphis.
UT Knoxville generates $1.6 billion in annual income for the state of Tennessee, creates nearly 33,000 jobs, and contributes more than $125 million in tax revenue to the state and local governments.
UT Chattanooga was the state’s only public university named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction, the highest federal honor a university can receive for civic engagement.
UT Martin has more off-campus centers than any public four-year university in the state and is the university’s largest provider of online education.
The University of Tennessee is comprised of the statewide Institute of Agriculture and Institute for Public Service
INSTITUTE OF AGRICULTURE
The UT Institute of Agriculture delivers real life solutions through $54.5 million in research, educational outreach to 3.3 million people and veterinary services to more than 21,000 animals annually. UTIA’s two colleges currently enroll 1,700 students.
INSTITUTE FOR PUBLIC SERVICE
The statewide Institute for Public Service helps Tennessee companies generate $817 million annually to the state economy, answers more than 28,000 requests for assistance and trains 15,000 municipal, county and state employees, manufacturers and law enforcement personnel.
The University of Tennessee employs more than 12,000 people in Tennessee with its workforce distributed across all 95 counties.