Seth Reagan joined UT’s Haslam College of Business as its new executive director of development August 11.
Alumni and Development News
For the second year in a row, more than 43,000 donors and philanthropic investors have chosen to support UT Knoxville.
Two UT professors will debut their film Pat: A Legacy of Love at 7 p.m. Thursday, September 7, at the Bijou Theatre. Doors open at 6 p.m. Sarah Hillyer, director of UT’s Center for Sport, Peace, and Society, and Ashleigh Huffman, associate director of the center, have spent the last three years producing the film dedicated to the late Pat Summitt, which features her role in rebuilding women’s basketball in Iraq.
Dean and Priscilla Mills of Morristown, Tennessee, have given the university $25,000 to endow a scholarship in memory of their son Jonathan, who died in 2016 at age 28 of complications from an asthma attack.
Chancellor Beverly Davenport today announced the appointment of Chip Bryant as the university’s vice chancellor for development and alumni affairs. Bryant has served as interim vice chancellor since August 2016.
In its fourth year, the Big Orange Family Campaign saw 2,628 faculty and staff members respond to the campaign call to “Be the Volunteer Difference” by giving back to UT. More than 52 percent of UT faculty and staff contributed this year. Thirty-three departments and units had 100 percent participation
The University of Tennessee Board of Trustees voted today to name the Graduate School of Education in the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences for David T. Bailey, a longtime supporter of the college and the university.
Some Rwandan farmers are getting a taste of UT’s volunteer spirit.
The Big Orange Family Campaign is a annual month-long initiative to enhance philanthropy among faculty and staff.
During the week of February 13–17, UT is challenging each alumni chapter around the country to raise a $500 scholarship.