US ambassador and UT alumna Margaret Scobey will speak at the college’s commencement on May 10, and several members of the college family were honored at the 2013 Chancellor’s Honors Banquet.
The college has appointed six new department chairs, reappointed one chair for a new term, and presented faculty awards for teaching, research, and more.
Sixteen faculty in the University of Tennessee’s College of Arts and Sciences were honored for their extraordinary accomplishments at the college’s annual celebration of faculty on November 29, 2011. Awards were presented for excellence...
Nationally recognized psychology researcher Theresa M. Lee has been named dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, following a nationwide search. Lee is currently chair of the University of Michigan Department of Psychology, a research-active department ranked among the top psychology departments in the nation with nearly seventy full-time faculty.
From pirates to forensic anthropology to francophone literature, new faculty’s broad-ranging interests and expertise bring a wealth of enrichment to the college’s academic programs. The college welcomed 22 new faculty this year to the departments of anthropology, English, geography, history, microbiology, mathematics, modern foreign languages and literatures, and the schools of art and music.
The excellence of the college’s faculty, staff and students is reflected in the large number of awards they received this academic year. Is someone you know among those honored for their accomplishments, dedication and service to the college and university?
Alumna Jennifer Santoro Stanley, founder of her own company and a successful international business consultant, will bring global perspective and “volunteer” spirit to the class of 2011 when she delivers the commencement address on May 13.
Distinguished Professor of Science and Chancellor’s Professor in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Hap McSween has worn many hats for UT Knoxville, one of which was interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences five years ago. Beginning next January 1, McSween steps up again to serve the college in this vital post.
Marian E. Oates’ legacy of environmental conservation continues to influence East Tennessee through her endowed Teacher Enrichment Award. The 2010 award winner, April Meyers, is researching composting techniques with a UT faculty mentor this summer. She will translate her learning into lessons for her students when she returns to the classroom in August.
The election of ten faculty members from the College of Arts and Sciences as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science brings national recognition to UTK.
Minneapolis-based attorney and University of Tennessee, Knoxville, graduate Randy Hopper was recognized with an Accomplished Alumni Award
The faculty of the College of Arts and Sciences set a high-water mark among colleges and universities in the Southeast in 2008 with the naming of 10 new Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.