The University of Tennessee’s state relations office is located just one block away from the state capitol in Nashville. The staff serves as the primary liaison with the Tennessee General Assembly, the Office of the Governor and state executive agencies. The staff provides immediate support to the UT President and his staff in legislative, public policy and political analysis, as well as helping identify new opportunities for partnering with state government.

Spotlight: Legislative Outreach

UT Chattanooga Chancellor Steve Angle, UT Institute for Public Service Vice President Herb Byrd, UT Martin Chancellor Keith Carver, UT Interim President Randy Boyd, Governor Bill Lee, UT Knoxville Chancellor Donde Plowman, UT Institute of Agriculture Senior Vice President and Senior Vice Chancellor Tim Cross, and UT Health Science Center Chancellor Steve Schawb meet on UT Day on the Hill on February 12, 2020.

Flying drones with your mind, a 3D-printed autonomous vehicle, and data making cities smarter and traffic safer are only a few examples of how the University of Tennessee is using innovation to change lives across the state. With all UT campuses and institutes playing a vital role in bettering the lives of Tennesseans, eight research initiatives were featured during the University’s annual Day on the Hill in Nashville on Wednesday, February 12.

Read more on the UT Advocacy website.