Advocacy

Mike Griffin Takes the Lead

Mike Griffin prepares to take on the role of president of the UT Alumni Association.

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Illustration of hands giving hearts and money as representation of giving and donations.

Women Philanthropists Award Grants

This year, the alliance has approved five projects for a total of $40,854 in support for the 2024-2025 Giving Circle…

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UT System President Randy Boyd at an agricultural research and education center.

Growing for Tennessee

Growth is about impact—harnessing the power of education, research and outreach to address our state’s most pressing challenges.

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Kerry Witcher, Carey Whitworth and Lee Ann Adams present Jim Duke the UTAA Outstanding Advocate Award.

Leading the Call to Legislative Action

By becoming involved in legislative advocacy, UT alumni support their alma mater’s interests.

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UTHSC nursing students will be providing outreach to underserved communities with a mobile health unit.

Funding the Future, Contributing to Communities

Thanks to the generosity of alumni and donors, the University of Tennessee transforms dollars into opportunities for its researchers and…

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UT Day on the Hill

The 10th annual event served as an opportunity to highlight the university’s statewide impact and value to legislators.

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Friends and family gathered at the Jackson Terminal to celebrate Lofton Stuart and his 42-year career of dedication and service to UT

Farewell to Stuart

Serving under 10 University of Tennessee presidents for more than four decades, Lofton Stuart’s entire career has been spent with…

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Previous and new UT system logos

Wordmark Refresh

The UT System and its campuses and institutes debuted new logos and wordmarks in the past several months.

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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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Campaign for Tennessee Presses On

Campaign for Tennessee Presses On

More than $1.1 billion already raised.

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One Billion Plus

One Billion Plus

The Campaign for Tennessee continues to benefit students and faculty.

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Baker Center: For the Good of the People

Baker Center: For the Good of the People

Honoring Senator Howard Baker of Tennessee, the center encourages public awareness of and participation in government

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$1 Billion and Counting

$1 Billion and Counting

UT surpasses its Campaign for Tennessee goal ahead of schedule, thanks to generous alumni, friends, faculty, and staff.

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Highlights of UT Fundraising History

Highlights of UT Fundraising History

More than a half-century ago, UT initiated its development program. Today, it's a proven success story.

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Ayers Invests in Decatur County's Future

Ayers Invests in Decatur County’s Future

Scholarships and a UT Martin off-campus center help students overcome challenges and earn degrees.

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The Campaign: The Inside Story

The Campaign: The Inside Story

Campaign director Scott Rabenold discusses the "why" and "how" of UT's billion dollar Campaign for Tennessee.

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The Challenge: Teacher Education

The Challenge: Teacher Education

A million-dollar challenge gift memorializes UT's first million-dollar donor.

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Dental Restoration: It Must Be Dunn

Dental Restoration: It Must Be Dunn

Former governor Winfield Dunn spearheads a drive to update the dental building at the UT Health Science Center.

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Donors' Vision Improves Patients' Sight

Donors’ Vision Improves Patients’ Sight

With generous community support, the Hamilton Eye Institute aims for "best eye care in the world."

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Entrepreneurs Can Dream Bigger

Entrepreneurs Can Dream Bigger

Charlie and Moll Anderson support UT Knoxville's entrepreneurship center and scholarships for single parents.

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Fit to Compete

Fit to Compete

Donors make possible a "dream facility" for UT Chattanooga athletes.

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Putting Down Roots

Putting Down Roots

The Schackelford Trust and Ames Plantation help improve hardwoods.

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Risks Not Taken

Risks Not Taken

A UT consultant, with support from the Tennessee Municipal League Risk Management Pool, helps cities control insurance costs.

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