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Chancellor’s Update

I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving!  Final exams are underway, and graduation is just around the corner. Commencement is one of the great days of the year, not only for the graduates, but for their families, faculty, staff, alumni, and the extended university community.  I encourage all faculty and staff to attend commencement and congratulate our students. In advance, I would like to thank the faculty members who

New Vice Chancellor for Information Technology and CIO Named

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Victoria “Vicki” Farnsworth as the Vice Chancellor for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, effective January 9, 2020. Vicki Farnsworth is an experienced IT leader with over 25 years of academic experience in higher education.  Her broad experience in IT, leadership accomplishments, and academic computing background made her the ideal fit to lead IT

Chancellor’s Update

Can you believe Thanksgiving is coming up next week?  Where has the semester gone?  I would like to wish our students, faculty, and staff a very Happy Thanksgiving, and thank you for all you do for UTC.  Together with our alumni and community partners, every one of you defines UTC.  Collectively, we impact the lives of our current students, future generations of scholars, and the communities we serve.  I

Chancellor’s Update

UTC was honored and I was personally humbled by our selection as the recipient of the Urban League of Greater Chattanooga’s “Inclusion by Design Award,” which recognizes an organization that embraces inclusion through its business practices and community engagement activities.  UTC received the award based on the many ways we foster diversity and inclusion in our community.  This award is clearly a team effort – our campus earned the

Chancellor’s Update

Our Mocs football team faces another Southern Conference opponent, East Tennessee State University, tonight at Finley Stadium.  Kickoff is 7 p.m.  Come out and show your team spirit to cheer on our team.  Go Mocs! The Styles L. Hutchins Fellowship launched this semester with the goal of keeping more black students in Chattanooga after they graduate.  Four UTC students have been selected as fellows in the program: Ryenne McDowell,

Chancellor’s Update

Homecoming week is always exciting and brings students, staff and faculty together to celebrate our university.  A photo gallery of the week’s events is at https://bit.ly/2mKLVvS. Homecoming activities included the 50-year reunion for the Class of 1969, the last graduating class before the University of Chattanooga merged with the University of Tennessee system to become the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.  A large crowd of former students — with

Chancellor’s Update

Homecoming week is always exciting and brings students, staff and faculty together to celebrate our university.  A photo gallery of the week’s events is at https://bit.ly/2mKLVvS. Homecoming activities included the 50- year reunion for the Class of 1969, the last graduating class before the University of Chattanooga merged with the University of Tennessee system to become the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.  A large crowd of former students —

Chancellor’s Update

Homecoming Week is fast approaching and starts Monday!  Multiple events over the week will set the stage for our Homecoming football game at Finley Stadium on Saturday.  We play Western Carolina University, and kickoff is at 4 p.m.  Be ready to cheer loudly. Go Mocs! It was an honor to recognize the 192 faculty and staff members during our Service Awards luncheon last week. Having worked at UTC anywhere

Chancellor’s Update

A big cheer for our Mocs football team, who started the season with a win, defeating Eastern Illinois 24-10. Our new coach, Rusty Wright, is also an alum. Next up is a game against Jacksonville State University in Alabama on Saturday. Go Mocs! Congratulations to our new graduates from the Department of Physical Therapy. For the second year in row, they achieved a 100 percent pass rate the first

Chancellor’s Update

A big cheer for our Mocs football team, who started the season with a win, defeating Eastern Illinois 24-10. Our new coach, Rusty Wright is also an alum. Next up is a game against Jacksonville State University in Alabama on Saturday. Go Mocs! Congratulations to our new graduates from the Department of Physical Therapy. For the second year in row, they achieved a 100 percent pass rate the first