Alumni News

Clay Jones to Lead Alumni Board


Clay Jones (’71) of Naples, Florida, the former chairman and CEO of Rockwell Collins Inc., began serving as president of the Alumni Board of Directors on July 1. The board comprises representatives of UT’s more than 235,000 alumni.

Campus Community Invited to Celebration of Pat Summitt’s Life

Pat Summitt standing in front of the crowd during a UT Lady Vols Basketball game.

UT is hosting a Celebration of Life service for Lady Vol Basketball Head Coach Emeritus Pat Summitt at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, July 14, at Thompson-Boling Arena. Doors to the arena will open at 5:30 p.m. If you plan to attend, please leave your vehicle parked in your assigned lot on campus and walk to avoid traffic around the arena. Shuttles will run from the Ag campus beginning at 4:30 p.m.

Alumna Curates McClung Exhibit on Alaska Native Art


Following her graduation from UT, Christine Dano Johnson turned her focus to polishing her curatorial experience. This led her to curate her first solo mini exhibition, Land, Sea, and Spirit: Alaska Native Art from the 19th and 20th Centuries, at the McClung Museum.