Dialogue: The E-Newsletter of the College of Art & Sciences

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Dean Lee and Dialogue

Message from the Dean

Catch Up on the Latest News from the Hill
Dean Theresa Lee kicks off fall semester with a welcome to faculty and staff, an update on construction, and a discussion of both good news and challenges as we launch theĀ  new academic year.
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Featured Stories

College Presents Annual Alumni, Philanthropy Awards
Chancellor Recognizes Chrisanne Romeo for Extraordinary Customer Service
Chancellor’s awards were published and celebrated in the May 2016 issue of this newsletter; however, Chrisanne Romeo’s award was inadvertently omitted. We extend belated congratulations to her now.
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Six Extraordinary Staff Receive College Awards
Pam Whaley, Debra Johnson, David Pratt, Kim Harrison, Mary Beckley, and Bernice Koprince are standouts in a group of stellar college staff who are the underpinning of college operations.
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Six Extraordinary Staff Receive College Awards

Recent Highlights

Associate Dean and Director Appointments and Reappointments
Associate Dean and Director Appointments and Reappointments
As the new academic year begins, there are a number of leadership changes to announce at the college level effective August 1.
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Department Head and Director Appointments and Reappointments
Department Head and Director Appointments and Reappointments
As the new academic year begins, three of the college’s academic units have new leadership and three department heads have been reappointed.
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Amanda Womac Appointed College Communications Director
Amanda Womac Appointed College Communications Director
UT Knoxville alumna, Amanda Womac (’08), joined the college as director of communications on August 1.
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Advising Services Welcomes New Staff
Advising Services Welcomes New Staff
Four new staff members have joined the Arts and Sciences Advising Services team.
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Faculty & Staff News

Notable Calendar Dates

Faculty Award Nominations Due
Friday, October 7, 2016
5:00 p.m.
Nominations due for the following faculty awards:

  • Cunningham Award
  • Teaching Awards
  • Distinguished Research Career at UT
  • Diversity Leadership Award
  • Excellence in Research & Creative Achievement
  • Faculty Academic Outreach Awards
  • Faculty Advising Awards
  • New Research, Scholarly, & Creative Projects in the Arts & Humanities

Fall 2016

Spring 2017

Graduate Hooding Ceremony
Thursday, December 8, 2016
Graduate Hooding Ceremony
Thursday, May 11, 2017
7:00 p.m.

Fall Commencement Ceremony
Friday, December 9, 2016

College of Arts and Sciences Commencement Ceremony
Saturday, May 13, 2017
9:00 a.m.

Share Your Thoughts

The primary goal of Dialogue is to fostering communication between the dean and all members of the college community. You are encouraged to share your thoughts, suggestions, questions, and concerns in an e-mail to artscidean@utk.edu.

Contact Us

College of Arts & Sciences
Office of the Dean
312 Ayres Hall
1403 Circle Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-1330
P: (865) 974-5332
F: (865) 974-4352

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