President's Desk

Joe DiPietro

A message from the president

Whether on behalf of the university or on their own initiative, members of the UT team make a difference every…

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Joe DiPietro at his desk in his office

A Message from the President

Approximately 370,000 UT alumni impact their communities, their states, and the nation. Your lives are our success stories.

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Pat Summitt cutting down the net after the Lady Vols 2008 victory

In Memoriam, Pat Head Summitt

I am privileged to be associated with the university that benefited from its long association with Coach Summitt.

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Commencement at UT Chattanooga

It’s Tassel Time in Tennessee

After 20 years and watching tens of thousands turn the tassels, I still appreciate what a milestone moment graduation is.

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Ut President Joe DiPietro with Kamaria Robinson at UTHSC Event

President’s Message: Prepare for Impact

In five years, our statewide university system has produced 55,000 new college graduates, performed $9.2 billion in research and conducted…

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Dave Ramsey and Joe DiPietro

Educate, Discover, Connect

When talking about the impact of the University of Tennessee, I often use the phrase “educate, discover and connect.” There…

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Robert Fisher pours a bucket of ice water over Joe DiPietro's head

Don’t count us out

Photo: On a challenge from Brad Lampley, a trustee and UT Knoxville alum, President Joe DiPietro took the ALS Ice…

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President’s Message

As a frequent traveler across the state, I have experienced the unique and different personalities of each campus and institute.…

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