Johnson To Speak At UT Alumni Meeting(143)

Dr. Joseph E. Johnson, president of the University of Tennessee, will speak at the Sept. 23 meeting of the Robertson County chapter of the UT National Alumni Association.

 A 6 p.m. dinner is set at Hoss Haven, Tom Austin’s residence, Highway 431 South, Springfield. The cost is $8 per person.

Reservations should be made by calling Sylvia Stubblefield, alumni leader, at (615)384-5961 or Elise Walker at (615)384-1276. Johnson was named UT president in June 1991. He has been a UT administrator since 1963.

 A native of Vernon, Ala., he received the bachelor’s degree with honors from Birmingham-Southern College and the doctorate in higher education from UT-Knoxville.

 UT National Alumni Association meetings are open to all friends and alumni of the university. The UTNAA has 110 chapters and more than 225,000 members worldwide.