UT President Delivers State of the University Address Feb. 28

UT President Delivers State of the University Address Feb. 28

University of Tennessee President Joe DiPietro delivers his third annual State of the University address on Wednesday, Feb. 28.

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MISSION

The UT System’s delivery of education, discovery, outreach and public service contributes to the economic, social and environmental well-being of all Tennesseans.

Ashley Jackson, a deaf-blind student at UT Martin, walks the campus with her guide dog Mr. Bunkers

EDUCATE

Some spend their lives trying to overcome difficulties, and some spend their lives helping others. One deaf-blind UT Martin student works to do both.

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Black Civil War Troops in Knoxville

DISCOVER

For the past four years, hundreds of UT Knoxville student volunteers have been helping to uncover the history of black Civil War troops in Tennessee.

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UTC alum Scott Kramer

CONNECT

After being diagnosed with autism at age 40, UTC alumnus Scott Kramer now spends his time helping other adults with the same diagnosis.

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INITIATIVES

Strategic Plan

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.

STRATEGIC PLAN WEBSITE
UT Advocacy

ADVOCACY

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.

UT ADVOCACY WEBSITE
Budget Advisory Group

BUDGET ADVISORY GROUP

UT faces plenty of challenges, but one that easily overshadows the rest is finding sustainable, long-term funding.

BAG WEBSITE

IMPACTING TENNESSEE

Annual Report

The University of Tennessee has a tremendous impact on the state of Tennessee and in the lives of its people.

ANNUAL REPORT

CAMPUSES

The University of Tennessee is comprised of campuses at Knoxville, Chattanooga, Martin and the Health Science Center at Memphis.

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KNOXVILLE

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 KNOXVILLE GUIDE

CHATTANOOGA

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.

UTC GUIDE

MARTIN

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.

UT MARTIN GUIDE

HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER

With nearly 3,000 students enrolled at major campuses in Memphis, Knoxville, Chattanooga and Nashville, plus 1,200 medical resident and fellows in training, UTHSC serves thousands of patients across Tennessee every day.

UTHSC GUIDE

INSTITUTES

The University of Tennessee is comprised of the statewide Institute of Agriculture and Institute for Public Service

Institute of Agriculture campus entrance

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.

UTIA WEBSITE
Law Enforcement Innovation Center training

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.

IPS WEBSITE

EMPLOYEES

The University of Tennessee employs more than 12,000 people in Tennessee with its workforce distributed across all 95 counties.