Tag: Randy Boyd

First African American Graduate Alvin Crawford, MD, Returns to Alma Mater for Book Signing


Sixty years after Alvin Crawford, MD, became the first African American to graduate from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Medicine, the mutual appreciation shared between him and the university has not faded. Monday was a day of reminiscence, inspiration, and collaboration for Dr. Crawford as he returned to UT Health Science… Read More

UT System President, UTHSC Chancellor Make “Everywhere You Look, UTHSC” Statewide Tour


UT System President Randy Boyd and UTHSC Chancellor Peter Buckley, MD, will travel the state October 31-November 2 on the first “Everywhere You Look, UTHSC” tour. The tour is designed to educate and inform communities across Tennessee about the statewide reach and impact of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. The tour starts in Memphis,… Read More

College of Dentistry’s Orpheus Triplett Honored with 2022 UT President’s Award


Orpheus Triplett, DDS, assistant dean for Community Oral Health and Outreach in the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Dentistry, was among seven employees honored today with 2022 UT President’s Awards. The awards were announced by UT System President Randy Boyd during the UT Board of Trustees meeting in Knoxville. The President’s Awards program… Read More

Buckley Confirmed as New Chancellor for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Dr. Peter Buckley

Peter F. Buckley, MD, became the 11th chancellor of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) today, after a unanimous confirmation vote by the University of Tennessee System Board of Trustees. His appointment is effective February 1, 2022. Most-recently dean of the School of Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and executive vice president of medical affairs for the VCU Health… Read More

Human Resources Leaders Come Together as One UT

Brian Dickens

Brian Dickens, PhD, SPHR, SCP, CEC, joined the University of Tennessee System as the Chief Human Resources Officer in December 2019, just before the COVID-19 pandemic gripped the world and changed the workplace possibly forever. Almost overnight, organizations, including those in the UT System, went from in-person to remote, or a hybrid of the two.… Read More

UTHSC Site of Third Mural in UT System’s Statewide Awareness Campaign


Soon, everyone who passes the University of Tennessee Health Science Center at the intersection of Madison Avenue and Dunlap Street will see UTHSC’s pride in being part of the UT System displayed in 35-foot bright orange and white letters. UTHSC will be the site of the third mural in the UT System’s “Everywhere You Look,… Read More

UT Announces Program to Help Students ‘Achieve the Dream’


University of Tennessee Interim President Randy Boyd has announced the creation of “UT Promise,” a financial aid program that will provide free tuition to qualifying Tennessee residents enrolling at University of Tennessee campuses located in Knoxville, Chattanooga, and Martin. The announcement was made at the annual State of UT Address held at the Nashville Public… Read More

Randy Boyd Visits UTHSC During Statewide UT System Tour


Interim University of Tennessee System President Randy Boyd got the opportunity to see the building improvements and construction taking place on the UTHSC campus when he visited here Friday on the final leg of a weeklong tour of campuses in the UT System. It was his second visit to UTHSC. The day began with a… Read More