The Office of the Provost is charged with overseeing the academic operations of the campus. Guided by the goals set out in Vol Vision 2020 and our commitment to transforming the lives of our students in a welcoming and inclusive academic community, we work to foster excellence in scholarship and creative activity, teaching and learning, and outreach and engagement. To achieve our goals, we collaborate closely with the office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Engagement and the Vice Chancellor for Student Life to create a campus culture based on the principles of free inquiry, bold creativity, social responsibility, and personal growth. We strive to embody the Volunteer Spirit—the mission, vision, and values of our great university—in all we do.
Grad with Hearing Loss Seeks to Improve Education for Students with Disabilities
Eric Moore's experiences as a teacher’s aide for children with visual impairments and intellectual disabilities helped him realize that teaching—and specifically working with diverse populations—was his calling. Read the full story on Tennessee Today.
Record Number of Students Earn Fulbrights for International Study, Teaching
Eight UT students have been offered prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Program awards to study and teach in cities around the globe. Read the full story on Tennessee Today.
Architecture Students Win National Design Competition Award
Rachel Elbon and Adam Smith have won an award in the 2016–17 AIA COTE Top Ten for Students national design competition. Read the full story on Tennessee Today.
Faculty Honored for Teaching, Research, and Service at Chancellor’s Honors Banquet
Accomplished faculty, staff, and students were recently honored at the university’s largest recognition event. Read the full story on Tennessee Today.