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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UT System President
President’s staff members report directly to the President of the UT System.
Vice President, Institute for Public Service
Senior Vice President/Senior Vice Chancellor, University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture
Vice President for Communications and Marketing
Dr. Bernie Savarese
Acting Vice President for Academic Affairs, Research and Student Success
David L. Miller
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Robert M. Smith
Senior Associate for Executive Leadership and Talent Development
C. Ryan Stinnett
Vice President for Government Relations and Advocacy
Vice President for Development and Alumni Affairs
President and CEO of the UT Foundation, Inc.
Chief Unit Officers
Chief Audit and Compliance Officer
The Office of Audit and Compliance reports directly to the Audit and Compliance Committee of the UT Board of Trustees.
Chief Human Resources Officer
The Treasurer is appointed by the UT Board of Trustees and reports to the Chief Financial Officer.
Ramon Padilla, Jr.
Chief Information Officer
Chancellor, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Chancellor, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Linda C. Martin
Interim Chancellor, University of Tennessee Southern
Interim Chancellor, University of Tennessee at Martin
Peter F. Buckley
Chancellor, University of Tennessee Health Science Center