Southeast Universities Collaborate to Match Experienced Entrepreneurs and University Startups
The University of Tennessee Research Foundation is part of the launch of the Southeast Executives-on-Roster (XOR) platform. Southeast XOR is a collaboration between regionally-partnered Southeast universities to broaden access to experienced entrepreneurial talent and university-affiliated startups.LEARN MORE
The UT System’s delivery of education, discovery, outreach and public service contributes to the economic, social and environmental well-being of all Tennesseans.
For UT Chattanooga grad Jerry Bear, the rushing waters of the Ocoee River Gorge are a familiar sound.
The UT Space Institute just began operating one of the largest wind tunnels in academia, and they’re not stopping there. Faculty want to lead the nation in aerospace and defense research.
Professional law enforcement officers and criminal-justice students have the opportunity to get hands-on experience through the Outdoor Forensic Training Center.
Everywhere You Look, UT
The University of Tennessee has a tremendous impact on the state of Tennessee and in the lives of its people.
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 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.