Watch a video of UT’s faculty and staff talking about what they admire about Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek and his work on behalf of the university.
Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek News
The Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy and the Mortar Board will present the Last Lecture with Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek at 5 :30 p.m. Monday, February 27, in the Toyota Auditorium.
In a guest column for the News Sentinel, Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek thanks the Knoxville community for its support of the university and reflects on the many changes at UT in his eight years as chancellor.
Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek recently received a Legacy Award for Excellence through Leadership from Tarleton State University, his alma mater.
As he prepares to join the faculty of the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek reflected on what he calls “the best job I’ve ever had. … As I think about everything that has happened in my time here—there are so many good things and great accomplishments—I am most proud of the hard work of the team on our campus.” Related: Read a report celebrating Cheek’s legacy.
The recent executive order on immigration has caused confusion and anxiety among many members of our Volunteer family.
The campus community is invited to a reception for Chancellor Cheek, hosted by John Zomchick, interim provost and senior vice chancellor, from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, February 8.
The Chancellor’s Honors Banquet, held annually, is a long-standing tradition of celebrating excellence at UT.
Hundreds of UT students, faculty, and staff turned out on the plaza between Ferris and Perkins Halls on Thursday, November 3, for a celebration honoring John D. Tickle and the naming of the Tickle College of Engineering. Tickle was presented with tokens of appreciation including thank you notes written by many of the college’s 4,000 students.
Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek invites faculty and staff to meet with him during open office hours on Friday, October 21.