View the announcement from Joe DiPietro
Watch President DiPietro’s retirement announcement

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. The president is appointed by the UT Board of Trustees and is accountable to the University’s faculty, staff, students, alumni, friends and the public.


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

Executive Leadership Institute
The ELI trains and equips internal candidates to be senior leaders in the UT System.

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

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Annual employee appreciation events hosted by President DiPietro.


Executive Assistant to the President

David Golden

Administrative Assistant

Jane Pullum

Media Contact

Jennifer Sicking