President Joe Biden presented the Medal of Honor to retired Army Capt. Larry Taylor, a 1966 UT graduate.
This is the second straight year the university has earned Great Place To Work certification.
Kickoff is set for 4 p.m. The game will be broadcast on the SEC Network.
The council will work to help increase undergraduate persistence and graduation rates, close achievement gaps and bolster post-graduation career outcomes.
The annual U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges rankings highlight and celebrate institutional excellence.
The week will offer events promoting resource awareness, academic resilience and well-being.
Chancellor Donde Plowman delivered her fifth annual Flagship Address to campus and community leaders on Thursday, using the moment to celebrate a year of record achievements while also urging the campus to continue building on that success.
More students are choosing to start their military careers at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, due to the strong reputation of its Army and Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps programs.
The enhanced admissions policy is an effort to further the university’s land-grant mission and recruit the brightest Tennessee students.
Kickoff is set for 5 p.m. in Neyland Stadium.
The school features a faculty roster that includes some of the country’s top experts in energy, transportation, national security, politics and foreign affairs.
The video highlights UT as a university on the rise.