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New UT Executive Leadership Institute Part of DiPietro’s Legacy

Eighteen faculty and staff members, representing each University of Tennessee campus and institute and overseeing critical functions within the University system, will meet Oct. 2 to begin an intensive, 12-month training program designed to prepare internal candidates for senior leadership roles.


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.
Photo by Adam Brimer

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.