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Dave Hart Announces Retirement

KNOXVILLE,TN - AUGUST 11, 2015 - Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics Dave Hart during day 7 of Fall Football Camp on Haslam Field in Knoxville, TN. Photo By Craig Bisacre/Tennessee Athletics

Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics Dave Hart, who is entering his sixth year at the helm of the Volunteer Athletics program, announced today that he will retire from the position of director of athletics, effective June 30, 2017.

Athletics Director Dave Hart’s Six-Year Contract Extended by One Year

UT has extended Athletics Director Dave Hart’s six-year contract by one year, Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek announced today. Hart was named vice chancellor and director of athletics on September 5, 2011. The contract extension moves its end date to September 18, 2018. It also provides for one additional year with a $50,000 retention bonus.