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.

Click on an image or name below for biographical and contact information.

Randy Boyd

Randy Boyd

Interim President

President’s Staff

President’s staff members report directly to the President of the UT System.

Dr. Herb Byrd III portrait

Herb Byrd

Vice President, Institute for Public Service

Tiffany Carpenter portrait

Tiffany Carpenter

Vice President for Communications and Marketing

Tim Cross

Senior Vice President/Senior Vice Chancellor, University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture

Portrait of Anthony Haynes

Anthony Haynes

Vice President for Government Relations and Advocacy

Linda Martin

Linda Martin

Vice President for Academic Affairs and Student Success

David Miller

David L. Miller

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Stacey Patterson

Stacey Patterson

Vice President for Research, Outreach and Economic Development

Bob Smith

Robert M. Smith

Senior Associate for Executive Leadership and Talent Development

Ryan Stinnett

C. Ryan Stinnett

Interim General Counsel

 

Kerry Witcher

Kerry Witcher

Vice President for Development and Alumni Affairs
President and CEO of the UT Foundation, Inc.

 

Chief Unit Officers

Brian Daniels

Brian Daniels

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.

Brian Dickens

Brian Dickens

Chief Human Resources Officer

Mark Paganelli

Mark Paganelli

Interim Treasurer

The Treasurer is appointed by the UT Board of Trustees and reports to the Chief Financial Officer.

 

Chancellors

Donde Plowman

Donde Plowman

Chancellor, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Steve Angle portrait

Steve Angle

Chancellor, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Keith Carver

Keith Carver

Chancellor, University of Tennessee at Martin

Steve Schwab portrait

Steve Schwab

Chancellor, University of Tennessee Health Science Center