Crisp will lead the Tennessee Grow Your Own Center, an initiative of the University of Tennessee System, which this year received a $20 million grant from the Tennessee Department of Education (TDOE).
Mackensie Burt McKernan will lead UT’s Office of Federal Relations in a newly expanded role. She will represent the University’s interests with members of Congress, federal agencies and the White House.
Twenty-five faculty and staff members, representing each University of Tennessee campus and institute, have been selected to be part of the fourth Executive Leadership Institute class.
This year, 72% of employees statewide rated the UT System as a great place to work – 15 points higher than the average U.S. company.
Based in Nashville, Hirschberg will create and implement innovation, community, and industry partnership initiatives for the UT System. Her first day will be Aug. 15, 2022.