Charles O. Jackson Memorial Lecture News

Happy Father’s Day: Charles O. Jackson Created a Lasting Legacy at UT


Sunday is Father’s Day, and to celebrate we asked you to share your UT Dad stories with us. Holly Jackson-Sullivan, director of development for humanities in the College of Arts and Sciences, shares the story of her late father, Charles O. Jackson, who helped shape several aspects of the current College of Arts and Sciences and for whom a lecture series and graduate fellowship is named.

Renowned Temple University Historian to Lecture at UT on Nov. 12

In her new book, “America’s Army: Making the All-Volunteer Force,” Temple University Professor Beth Bailey looks at how a volunteer Army has raised political, moral and social issues for our country. On Nov. 12, Bailey — a leading historian of American culture and society in the 20th century — will be at UT Knoxville to present the history department’s Charles O. Jackson Memorial Lecture. The event begins at 5 p.m. in the Shiloh Room of the University Center. A reception will follow.