Kris Phillips, associate vice chancellor of alumni affairs at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) has been named chair of District III for the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). He will serve in the position until 2017.
Phillips was installed during CASE’s annual district conference in Orlando, Florida. Nine states comprise District III — Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. It is the second-largest district in North America.
Each of CASE’s eight districts has a board of directors to oversee operations, programming and services for members in that region. Each district board is led by a volunteer chair who serves as the chief officer of the district and traditionally serves a two-year term.
In his current position at UTHSC for five years, Phillips previously served as director of Alumni Programs for the UT Alumni Association based in Knoxville. From 2008 to 2009, he accepted a dual role with the UTAA and as interim assistant vice chancellor for Alumni Affairs at UTHSC. Founded in 1974 as a merger between the American Alumni Council and the American College Public Relations Association, the Council for Advancement and Support of Education is the world’s second-largest nonprofit educational association in terms of institutional membership and serves nearly 78,000 advancement professionals on the staffs of member institutions. For more information, visit www.case.org.