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The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
College of Arts & Sciences

A Progress Report on our Journey to the Top 25!

Dean Lee talking with Staff members

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville is aiming to become one of the Top 25 public research universities in the nation. The College of Arts and Sciences is at the forefront of this endeavor and must lead the way. What will it take to get there? How much progress have we made?  Dean Lee responds to these questions in the FY 2013 Annual Report.



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Kramer Appointed Associate Dean for Academic Personnel

Andrew Kramer, professor and head of anthropology, has been appointed Associate Dean for Academic Personnel, effective July 1.


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Advisor Standout on Outstanding Team

Luke Garton is the most recent award winner on the College of Arts and Sciences Advising Services team which consistently scores well on student evaluations of their services.


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Pacelle to Head Political Science

The Department of Political Science will have new leadership beginning in August.


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Congratulations CAS Chancellor’s Award Winners!

The annual Chancellor’s Honors Banquet held Wednesday evening, April 23, was an evening of pride for the College of Arts and Sciences as a large number of the college’s faculty, staff, and students were recognized for their accomplishments and service.



May 8, 2014
Graduate Hooding Ceremony
4:30 p.m.

May 9, 2014
College Commencement Ceremony
9:00 a.m.

  • Commencement speaker will be Ann Taylor

  • Class of 2014 student Commencement speakers will be Lindsay Lee and Madison Witt

May 20, 2014
Dean’s Staff Appreciation Reception
3:30 -5:00 p.m.
Ayres Hall South Lawn


Celebrating Service Milestones

Congratulations to  members of the Arts and Sciences family who achieved service milestones in the months of March and April this year. We thank them for their service to the college and the university.


The University of Tennessee
College of Arts & Sciences
Office of the Dean
312 Ayres Hall
1403 Circle Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-1330
Phone: 865-974-5332 | Fax: 865-974-4352
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