Archive for 'President’s Message'

In Memoriam, Pat Head Summitt

In Memoriam, Pat Head Summitt

I am privileged to be associated with the university that benefited from its long association with Coach Summitt.
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It’s Tassel Time in Tennessee

It’s Tassel Time in Tennessee

After 20 years and watching tens of thousands turn the tassels, I still appreciate what a milestone moment graduation is.
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President’s Message: Prepare for Impact

President’s Message: Prepare for Impact

In five years, our statewide university system has produced 55,000 new college graduates, performed $9.2 billion in research and conducted outreach with 5 million participants.
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Educate, Discover, Connect

Educate, Discover, Connect

When talking about the impact of the University of Tennessee, I often use the phrase “educate, discover and connect.” There are hundreds of examples of UT faculty, staff and students fulfilling that mission every day.
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Don’t count us out

Don’t count us out

Photo: On a challenge from Brad Lampley, a trustee and UT Knoxville alum, President Joe DiPietro took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in August in front of the Institute of Agriculture campus entrance in Knoxville. UT
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President’s Message

President’s Message

As a frequent traveler across the state, I have experienced the unique and different personalities of each campus and institute. These places and their people are our biggest assets.
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