University of Tennessee faculty, staff and students are invited to join UT Knoxville Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek and other campus administrators in a reception welcoming UT President-elect Joe DiPietro at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29, in the Haslam Business Building Atrium. Light refreshments will be served. UT’s Board of Trustees elected DiPietro as the 24th
Joe DiPietro has been elected the 24th president of the University of Tennessee. The Board of Trustees elected DiPietro during their fall meeting today. He will replace Jan Simek, who has served as interim president since 2009. The president of the University of Tennessee leads a system consisting of campuses in Knoxville, Chattanooga and Martin;
UT Knoxville brings in at least $950.2 million annually in income to the state of Tennessee, and supports 23,055 jobs both inside and outside the university, according to a study released yesterday. This finding was part of a study done by UT Knoxville’s Center for Business and Economic Research.