Administration of the UT System is overseen by the President’s staff and chief unit officers, which make up the President’s Administrative Council. The Council meets regularly with the President on key System-based projects and priorities.
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President’s staff members report directly to the President of the UT System.
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Vice President, Institute for Public Service
Executive Assistant to the President
Vice President for Government Relations and Advocacy
Chief Financial Officer
Vice President for Development and Alumni Affairs and Programs
President and CEO of the UT Foundation, Inc.
Interim Vice President for Research, Outreach and Economic Development
Chief Unit Officers
Associate Vice President for Communications and Marketing
Vice President for Human Resources
Assistant Vice President and Director of Institutional Research
Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs and Student Success
Executive Director, Office of Audit and Compliance
The Office of Audit and Compliance reports directly to the Audit and Compliance Committee of the UT Board of Trustees.
Special Advisors to the President
Special Advisor to the President on Diversity and Inclusion
Special Advisor to the President for Community, Athletics And University Relations
Robert M. Smith
Special Advisor to the President for Leadership and Talent Development
Chancellor, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Chancellor, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Chancellor, University of Tennessee at Martin
Chancellor, University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Chancellor, University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture