CFE Priorities

  • Strengthen our capacity and productivity in research further capturing federal dollars, corporate partnerships and foundation awards
  • Expand the number of Endowed Faculty Awards, Chairs and Professorships to enable UT to recruit and retain the best faculty
  • Increase the number of scholarships available to ensure that financial need is not a barrier to access to an education at the University of Tennessee
  • Enhance our corporate and foundation portfolio and create a collaborative environment for industry, students and faculty to thrive through partnership
  • Grow Graduate Fellowships and enhance existing ones to be competitive with our peers in the Top 25
  • Raise the quality of our facilities, labs, residence halls, teaching classrooms, etc. to those worthy of a Top 25 institution