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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.

Featured Stories

Katie YochesLaw Student Wins Big With Nashville Predators Full-tme Internship
Katie Yoches, a self-described networker and third-year law student at UT, has combined her love for sports and the law by working in the hockey team’s legal department. Read the full story on the College of Law’s website.

Krista Wiegand and familyUT Professor Wraps Up Rewarding Fulbright Experience in Manila
Krista Wiegand spent five months as a Fulbright senior scholar in the Philippines, conducting field research to gain in-depth understanding of the country’s political issues. Read the full story on Tennessee Today.

Jennifer GramlingGramling Appointed Interim Director of Teaching and Learning Center
Gramling came to UT in May 2013 to serve as director of the Office of Online and Digital Programs. She will continue to lead that program while serving as interim director of TLC. Read the full story on Tennessee Today.

Students building a donation box prototypeUT Engineering Students, Friends of the Smokies Working to Improve Donation Boxes
A team from the Tickle College of Engineering is continuing its work with Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Friends of the Smokies to redesign and manufacture its visitor donation boxes. Read the full story on Tennessee Today.

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