Chancellor, UT Martin

Keith Carver was named chancellor for UT Martin in October 2016, and takes office in January 2017. From 2011 – 2016, he served as executive assistant to UT President Joe DiPietro.

Before joining the UT System Administration, Carver worked at UT’s campuses in Knoxville, Martin and Memphis. He was interim vice chancellor for development and alumni affairs at the UT Health Science Center in Memphis from April 2010 to December 2010.

Prior to working at UTHSC, Carver was assistant vice chancellor for development at UT Martin from 2006 to 2010.

He held several positions at UT Knoxville including assistant director and director of development and alumni affairs for the College of Law, program director for the Office of Student Activities and co-director of TeamVOLS.

He also worked as director of special projects and coordinator of experiential education at Marietta College in Ohio for two years.

Carver earned his bachelor’s degree in sociology at the University of Memphis, his master’s in college student personnel and educational leadership at UT Knoxville and his doctorate in philosophy at UT Knoxville. His dissertation was entitled, “A Study of Presidential Derailment in Public Research Universities.”

Keith and his wife, Hollianne, are the proud parents of three children: a daughter, Carson, and two sons, Jack Thomas and Britton.