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Power TChancellor Jimmy G. Cheek has appointed a committee to lead the search for UT Knoxville’s new athletic director.

The committee will work with Parker Executive Search, a firm hired to identify, recruit, and assess candidates.

The search committee includes:

• Dan Murphy, Deloitte & Touche Professor and head of the College of Business Administration’s Department of Accounting and Information Management

• Charles C. Anderson Jr., CEO of Anderson Media and a member of the UT Board of Trustees

• John Tickle, alumnus and donor; president and owner of Strongwell Corp.

• Susan Martin, provost and senior vice chancellor for academic affairs

• Joan Cronan, interim vice chancellor/director of athletics