College Introduces Dean’s Circle

Dean's circleAlumni and friends of the College of Business Administration regularly share gifts of time, talent, and treasure with the college, and they often are recognized in small ways for their generosity. Over the course of this past year, it has become even more evident that the loyalty of our donors is what allows the college to excel in an increasingly competitive academic environment. With increasingly limited budgets, but ever-growing numbers of students and programming needs, Jan Williams, dean of the College of Business Administration, relies heavily on the unrestricted cash gifts that the college receives through its College Fund for Business Administration.

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UT's Undergraduate Business Program Nationally Ranked by U.S. News & World Report  U.S. News & World Report logo

The University of Tennessee’s College of Business Administration’s undergraduate program is top-ranked, according to the 2010 U.S. News and World Report.

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Master of Accountancy Graduates Pledge $37,200 to MAcc Excellence Fund

MAcc giftOver the past 31 years, the Department of Accounting and Information Management has graduated over 1,500 students from its top-ranked Master of Accountancy (MAcc) program.  With a desire to give back, graduates from the Class of 2008 created the “1-2-3 Program” to encourage annual giving to the program post-graduation.

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College of Business Administration Welcomes Incoming Freshmen
at Convocation Celebration

Convocation celebrationThe University of Tennessee College of Business Administration hosted a welcome reception for all Class of 2013 students planning to major in business. Approximately 250 students attended of the 550 freshmen planning to major in business.

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College Development and Alumni Affairs Team Still Growing

M.G. Bailey

M. G. Bailey has joined the college’s development and alumni affairs team as one of two assistant directors of development. He joins us from Duke Athletics where he served as assistant director of the Iron Dukes Annual Fund.

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Alumna Spotlight

Amy MilesAs CEO of Regal Entertainment Group, Amy Miles juggles an incredibly busy workload in her professional life. In addition to the demands of her job and her role as a wife and mother of two active sons, she finds time to volunteer and give back to her community, serving as a member of the College of Business Administration’s Advisory Council to the Dean. 


Faculty Spotlight

Russell CrookT. Russell Crook (“Russell”), assistant professor of management in the College of Business Administration, joined the University of Tennessee in 2007. Russell holds a Ph.D. from Florida State University and an MBA degree from American University. Before receiving his Ph.D., Crook worked for several leading companies, such as American Airlines, U.S. Airways, and IBM.


Student Spotlight

Liz BassettCollege of Business Administration senior Elizabeth (Liz) Bassett stands out as a leader representing the college both on campus and in the Knoxville community. A native of Hixson, Tennessee, Bassett is pursuing a dual concentration in enterprise management and international business—as well as an additional concentration outside of the college in pre-dentistry. 


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