UT President Joe DiPietro discussed a new strategic plan for the University of Tennessee during his visit to UTC, meeting with community and campus groups throughout the day Monday, October 3rd. “Defining the Future, the UT Strategic Planning Process” is described as an overarching plan for the system.
President Joe DiPietro told a group of Chattanooga community leaders he supports UTC as it aspires to build upon its success as an engaged metropolitan university and become one of the top five public master’s universities in the South. UTC is currently ranked in the top 20 graduate schools by U.S. News and World Report.
Students and administrators from UTC joined others from The University of Tennessee system in celebrating major milestones at its sixth UT Day on the Hill. As the university celebrates its 125th anniversary, UTC has solidified its role and importance in Chattanooga and the surrounding area.
Dr. Joe DiPietro enjoyed a TRIBUTE Employee Appreciation pizza party event before the Mocs basketball game against Wofford at the McKenzie Arena.
Dr. Joe DiPietro began his first day of work today as the new University of Tennessee president. DiPietro previously served as the chancellor of the UT Institute of Agriculture. He was elected the 24th president by the Board of Trustees on Oct. 22, 2010. [Read more]