Chancellor’s Honors Awards News

Rupy Sawhney Recognized for Excellence in Academic Outreach

Rapinder "Rupy" Sawhney, Heath Fellow in Business and engineering professor of industrial and systems engineering, is the 2016 recipient of the Excellence in Academic Outreach award, a Chancellor's Honors Award.

Rupy Sawhney, a Heath Fellow in Business and Engineering and a professor of industrial and systems engineering, received the Excellence in Academic Outreach award for his work on outreach initiatives that model effective collaboration between universities and local communities.

Albrecht Honored for Extraordinary Service to University

Mary Albrecht, associate vice provost for accreditation, is the 2016 recipient of the Extraordinary Service to the University award, a Chancellor's Honors Award.

Mary Albrecht, associate vice provost for accreditation and recent interim vice provost and dean of the Graduate School, has been with UT for twenty years and was honored for her work on the Top 25 strategic plan and the 2015 reaffirmation for SACSCOC accreditation.

Seven Seniors Receive UT’s Highest Student Honor

Seven students received the Torchbearer award, the highest honor given to a student, Tuesday at the annual Chancellor’s Honors Banquet. The award is based on academic achievement, leadership, and outstanding service.