University of Tennessee President Joe Dipietro, Assistant Vice President for Communications Gina Stafford, and Spica Communications principal and founder Laura Mansfield, APR, left to right, at the Foundry in Knoxville, Tenn.
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DiPietro Named PRSA Executive of the Year

For his support of public relations and elevating its impact at the University of Tennessee, President Joe DiPietro was named Executive of the Year by the Volunteer Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America.


Ed and Carolyn Boling pictured together in 2010
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Carolyn Boling, wife of the late UT President Emeritus Ed Boling, dies at 86

Mrs. Boling was a native of Knoxville and received a bachelor’s degree in child development and family relationships from UT Knoxville in 1952. She and Ed Boling married on Aug. 8, 1950 and had been married for 65 years when the former UT president died in June 2015.


UT President Joe DiPietro gives his report to the Board of Trustees.
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UT President Emphasizes Commitment to Student Safety

Declaring even a single incident of sexual assault “one too many,” University of Tennessee President Joe DiPietro told UT trustees the work of raising awareness and protecting students is ongoing and not new.