KNOXVILLE – Keith Carver, executive assistant to the president of the University of Tennessee, has been chosen by the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce and Industry to serve as a member of its board of directors. Carver’s three-year term on the board begins Jan. 1 and continues through December 2017.
The Tennessee Chamber advocates for the state’s business community, works with other trade organizations, and serves as the Tennessee Manufacturers Association in also supporting industry. Board members set policy, guide the organization’s course, and serve as the representative voice for business.
Carver joined UT President Joe DiPietro’s staff as executive assistant on Jan. 3, 2011, following positions at UT’s campuses in Knoxville, Martin and Memphis. He was interim vice chancellor for development and alumni affairs at the UT Health Science Center in Memphis from April to December 2010 and assistant vice chancellor for development at UT Martin from 2006 to 2010. Carver held several positions at UT Knoxville including assistant director and director of development and alumni affairs for the College of Law, program director for the Office of Student Activities and co-director of “TeamVOLS.”
Carver earned a bachelor’s degree in sociology at the University of Memphis, a master’s degree in college student personnel and educational leadership at UT Knoxville, and a doctorate in philosophy at UT Knoxville.Tags: Keith Carver, Tennessee Chamber of Commerce and Industry