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Company Overview of The University of Tennessee

Company Overview

The University of Tennessee is an education institution which provides undergraduate and graduate programs. It offers courses in agricultural sciences and natural resources; animal science; biosystems engineering; environmental and soil sciences; forestry; architecture; art; chemistry; economics; English; geography; and history. The university was founded in 1794 and is based in Knoxville, Tennessee.

1331 Circle Park Drive

320 Student Services Building

Knoxville, TN 37996-0003

United States

Founded in 1794





Key Executives for The University of Tennessee

Executive Vice President and Vice President of Research & Economic Development
Dean of Extension
Vice President of Public Service
Director of the Institute for a Secure and Sustainable Environment
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

The University of Tennessee Key Developments

University of Tennessee Promotes Tonja Johnson to COO

University of Tennessee President Joe DiPietro will ask trustees in October to promote the system's marketing vice president to chief operating officer, creating a new position that would help him reduce his workload. Tonja Johnson, who was hired to oversee marketing and communications in 2013, would receive a raise from her current salary of $239,328, but the amount has not been negotiated yet. Before her arrival at the University, Johnson served as chief deputy to the president of State University of New York Stony Brook, where she also taught higher education leadership.

University of Tennessee Appoints Jim McIntyre as Head the Center for Educational Leadership

Knox County Schools Superintendent Jim McIntyre has been hired by the University of Tennessee to head the Center for Educational Leadership. McIntyre announced his resignation earlier this year and will step down after eight years as superintendent in July. He starts his new job on August 1, 2016. McIntyre has a three-year contract through July 31, 2019, with an annual salary of $180,000. McIntyre also will serve as a nontenure-track assistant professor of practice, according to UT. He currently is an instructor from the school district for the center, according to the center's website.

The University of Tennessee Announces Retirement of Margie Nichols as Vice Chancellor for Communications and Marketing

Margie Nichols, vice chancellor for communications and marketing, has announced her plans to retire from The University of Tennessee. Nichols has served the Knoxville campus as vice chancellor for more than seven years, overseeing media and internal relations, creative communications, video and photography, and WUOT-FM, the community's National Public Radio station.

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