The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC), the University of Tennessee Foundation (UTFI), and the University of Chattanooga Foundation (UCF) are seeking nominations and applications for the position of Vice Chancellor for Development & Alumni Affairs and Executive Director of the UC Foundation. This position will report jointly to the Chancellor of UTC, the UC Foundation Board Chair, and to the University's System Vice President for Development and Alumni Affairs.
About UT Chattanooga
UTC is a community engaged university located in Chattanooga, TN, a renaissance city of 500,000 that has gained international attention for its total transformation over the past two decades. It features a renovated downtown and riverfront community with an expansive offering of outdoor, cultural and community activities, and it has become a wonderful place in which to raise a family. Moreover, its economic base has been revamped to focus upon a mixture of innovative technology, clean energy, light manufacturing, and healthcare employers, along with a growing number of public and private partnerships. The community boasts the fastest internet speed and connectivity in the nation. Chattanooga offers an excellent quality of life and a very attractive and affordable cost of living.
UTC is the second largest campus in the UT System and serves a diverse student body of more than 11,600 undergraduate and graduate students. The four academic colleges and the Graduate School of the University offer 49 baccalaureate degrees with 103 program concentrations; 8 graduate certificate programs with 24 program concentrations; 20 master's programs with 45 program concentrations, an education specialist program with 4 program concentrations, and 5 doctoral degrees with 6 program concentrations. Two additional units are led by deans: the Honors College and Library. UTC has ten Chairs of Excellence, an array of endowed professorships, and the UTC SimCenter for Computational Engineering, along with a companion PhD program. And the University's Division-1 athletic program has been strengthened measurably over the past several years, producing very positive results for all involved.
At UTC, we boldly embrace a passion for excellence in all that we do as we change lives and transform communities. We prepare students for the challenges of tomorrow, collaborating with community partners, faculty, and staff to find real world solutions. Our focus is on what we do and on doing it well.
About the University of Chattanooga Foundation
The University of Chattanooga Foundation is led by an outstanding group of committed community and UTC alumni leaders. With an endowment in excess of 150 million dollars, the Foundation supports student scholarships, professorships, faculty development, and special enrichment projects throughout the University. The Offices of Development and Alumni Relations are housed within the Foundation, and the new VC/ED will be charged with further expanding and maintaining the strong collaboration between it and the University, and for the development of an integrated advancement strategy that will support the growing needs of UTC.
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The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is an engaged, metropolitan university committed to excellence in teaching, research, and service, and dedicated to meeting the diverse needs of the region through strategic partnerships and community involvement.