UT Board Honors the Memory of President Emeritus Boling

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President Joe DiPietro led a special tribute to President Emeritus Ed Boling.

At Thursday’s UT Board of Trustees meeting, President Joe DiPietro led a special tribute to President Emeritus Ed Boling, who died on June 18.

DiPietro recognized Boling’s three sons and other family members who attended the meeting. Vice Chair Jim Murphy introduced a moment of silence.

UT President Emeritus Joe Johnson shared thoughts about his longtime colleague and friend, who hired him to work for UT in 1960.

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UT President Emeritus Joe Johnson shared thoughts about Boling.

“Ed Boling cared deeply about the University of Tennessee, its campuses, and institutes, and he promoted and worked for each one in a vigorous and even-handed way,” Johnson said.

In 2009, UT Trustees presented Boling with the Lifetime Leadership award and paid tribute to his life through a video. View the video online.

View a webcast of Thursday’s board meeting online.