(FY 2019-2020)

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1. Increase the Number of Participants in Outreach and Engagement Activities


  • Ensure each UT campus and institute has reporting processes and recordkeeping software to effectively and consistently record and compile outreach and engagement activity
  • Increase outreach and engagement activities by 10% each yearTarget: 9,616,995 (2024-25)

    Benchmark: 4,935,039 (2017-18)

2. Continue to Increase UT’s Economic Impact across the State


  • Increase the estimated economic impact of UT on the Tennessee economy by 15% each yearTarget: $5,526,058,194 (2024-25)

    Benchmark: $2,077,449,960 (2017-18)

3. Identify Major Statewide Challenges for Which UT Can Provide Thought Leadership and Outreach Support While Also Deploying Resources and Expertise to Help Address These Issues


  • Provide leadership in mitigating the opioid crisis in Tennessee
  • Work with State leaders and UT researchers, faculty and students to identify other important issues that can be addressed through UT’s tripartite mission to educate, discover and connect


Diversity & Inclusive Excellence Goal

Reach new and more diverse audiences through outreach efforts that ensure contacts are more demographically representative of Tennessee’s diverse population

View the previous working group for this strategic pillar