Susan Ballentine

Director, Research Initiatives

Susan joined the staff of the University of Tennessee in 1992 as Assistant Director of Development for the College of Arts and Sciences. She served as the Director of Development for Arts and Sciences from 1997 through 2002. After 10 years in Arts and Sciences, Susan moved to Campus/System Development as Director of Stewardship and Donor Recognition. In February, 2010, Susan accepted the position as Director of Foundation and Corporate Engagement for the Office of Research. In this role, Susan identifies foundation and corporate funding opportunities for faculty research initiatives as well as matching corporate research needs and opportunities with faculty expertise. Susan is a graduate of the University of Tennessee.