Steve Morris (Knoxville ’76, ’81) and his wife, Laura (Knoxville ’79), enjoyed a welcome reception in the company of Rita Freeman Silen (Knoxville ‘74) center, of Portland, Ore. Photo by Chad Greene

Alumni Leaders Unite

More than 170 volunteer leaders representing the Alliance of Women Philanthropists, Development Council, UT Alumni Association Board of Governors and the UT Foundation Board of Directors came together in October for the first annual Volunteer Leadership Weekend in Knoxville. The weekend encompassed everything from business meetings to social gatherings and gave volunteers a unique opportunity to learn about the role of leadership groups at the university.