Beverly Davenport began work Wednesday as UT’s eighth chancellor. She spoke to the Daily Beacon and then later answered questions from local media outlets at Tyson Alumni Center.
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Chancellor Beverly Davenport arrived on campus today to begin her tenure as the eighth UT Knoxville leader.
UT intends to award a contract to Turnkey Sports and Entertainment to assist Chancellor-Elect Beverly Davenport in the search for the university’s next director of athletics.
The UT Board of Trustees approved Beverly Davenport to become the eighth chancellor of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. She will begin on February 15. The board met in a special called meeting Thursday in Nashville. Davenport is the first woman to lead UT Knoxville and the second woman chancellor in UT System history.