While the COVID-19 pandemic is undoubtedly devastating and vast in impact, it also yielded “academic medicine’s finest hour,” says Dr. Peter Buckley, the new Chancellor of UT Health Science Center (UTHSC). Dr. Buckley says that the science community was able to shift their means of operations, work more closely together, and in some areas, find… Read More
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The region’s colleges and universities are undergoing an extraordinary transformation in leadership, virtually all within the same time frame, raising big questions about what’s next for higher education in the area. The Daily Memphian quizzed several new leaders on their plans, and some common themes emerged. Each mentioned opportunities for collaboration with each other, economic… Read More
In the artwork, he was explaining, the boy had jettisoned the usual superheroes, Batman and Spiderman. “They’re in the trashcan,” Peter Buckley, the new chancellor at the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, was saying about the Zoom meeting background he’d chosen. “Instead,” Buckley said about the boy in the artwork, “he has a nurse.”
Dr. Peter Buckley came to the U.S. in 1992 to round out his medical training with plans to return to Ireland. Thirty years later, he’s poised to succeed Dr. Steve J. Schwab as the 11th chancellor of the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center (UTHSC) on Feb. 1.
Peter F. Buckley, currently a medical leader at Virginia Commonwealth University, will become the leader of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in February. The university system’s board of trustees approved Buckley in a special called meeting Monday afternoon. University of Tennessee System President Randy Boyd shared his recommendation for Buckley in late November. “It will be… Read More
It’s official. The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) has a new chancellor. On Nov. 23, UT System president Randy Boyd had recommended to the board of trustees that Dr. Peter F. Buckley be named the next leader of UTHSC. On Dec. 6, the board affirmed the recommendation during a special meeting, unanimously confirming Buckley’s appointment.
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center has announced the appointment of its 11th Chancellor, Dr. Peter F. Buckley. Buckley currently serves as dean of the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, a position he’s held since 2017. His appointment, announced Monday, Dec. 6, was confirmed unanimously by the University of Tennessee System Board of… Read More