Jimmy G. Cheek

  • From significant events to famous visitors to the loss of a great friend, 2016 was chock-full of moments the Volunteer family will never forget. Here are a few of the…

  • UT has a “tremendous amount of momentum” in its journey to the Top 25 with improvements in graduation rates and retention rates. Find out where we are in our journey.

  • The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, was named a Purple Heart–designated university at the UT vs. Arkansas State game on September 6. UT is the first school in the state of Tennessee…

  • Nearly 4,700 freshmen—the largest first-year class in at least thirty years—began classes at UT in August. Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek said enrolling 400 more first-year students than last year is a…

  • Our responsibility as a land grant institution is to ensure that all of Tennessee’s best students can attend the state’s flagship research university. A number of new initiatives are now helping to open our doors even wider.

  • “The Trojans… are Ancient History.” That was the theme of Homecoming 2012. The week began with a judging of participating campus organizations’ banners, progressed to the Homecoming Parade with Grand Marshal Chamique Holdsclaw, and continued with a laugh from Leanne Morgan at the comedy show. But how did the week end?

  • At the fourth annual UT Knoxville Alumni Awards dinner, some of UT’s most successful alumni were honored, including an inventor and a living legend.

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