Joe DiPietro serves as the 25th president of the University of Tennessee. The president is the chief executive officer of the statewide university system and oversees the operation of its campuses and institutes. DiPietro serves on the UT Board of Trustees and is accountable to the University’s faculty, staff, students, alumni, friends and the public.

Executive Priorities

Strategic Plan
UT’s strategic plan establishes a vision and direction with measurable goals to ensure good stewardship and purposeful use of resources.

Advocacy
Effective legislative advocacy is a priority of our statewide public higher education system.

Budget Advisory Group
UT faces plenty of challenges, but one that easily overshadows the rest is finding sustainable, long-term funding.


Programs

President's Council
The President’s core volunteer leadership group and UT’s premier advocates.

President's Awards
The President’s Awards recognize outstanding staff and faculty who are fulfilling the UT’s mission.

TRIBUTE
Annual employee appreciation events hosted by President DiPietro.


Contacts

Executive Assistant to the President

Keith Carver
carverk@tennessee.edu
865-974-2241

Administrative Assistant

Jane Pullum
jpullum@tennessee.edu
865-974-2241

Media Contact

Gina Stafford
stafford@tennessee.edu
865-974-8184