TDOE, UT System Establish the Tennessee Grow Your Own Center TDOE, UT System Establish the Tennessee Grow Your Own Center

As a part of the state education department’s strategic plan, the Grow Your Own initiative aims to set a new path for the educator profession and for Tennessee to be the top state in which to become and remain a teacher and leader for all.

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Mission

The UT System’s mission is to serve all Tennesseans and beyond through education, discovery and outreach that enables strong economic, social and environmental well-being.

Swamp Scholar

Educate

A summer in the Louisiana swamp shaped a UT Southern student’s future.

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A Fish Story

Discover

UT Martin aids in researching Asian carp, a species not native to North America.

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Staying Connected

Connect

IPS and UT Knoxville partner with Chattanooga power company to improve internet access.

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Everywhere You Look, UT Serves

Among other things, 2020 highlighted the importance of nature and investing in Tennessee’s natural resources. The UT-initiated and led Tennessee RiverLine project builds on the momentum the outdoor recreation industry is experiencing.

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Initiatives

Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan

The revised strategic plan sets new data-informed goals and objectives for the UT System through the year 2025.

Strategic Plan Website
Advocacy

Advocacy

UT Advocacy is the official grassroots network of alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends of the University of Tennessee.

UT Advocacy Website
Transparent UT

Transparent UT

The UT System is committed to providing greater and easier access to information for the faculty, staff, students and communities it serves.

Transparent UT Website

Campuses

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

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UT Knoxville

UT Knoxville


UT Chatanooga

UT Chattanooga


UT Southern

UT Southern


UT Martin

UT Martin


UT Health Science Center

UT Health Science Center

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.