Daily Beacon Story on Dave Hart, Future Of Athletics

Amid post-Spring Break chaos, the Chancellor's Honors Program quietly continued its brown bag lecture series Tuesday in the Howard H. Baker Center for Public Policy with guest Dave Hart, vice chancellor and director of athletics.

Hart took questions from attendees and led a round-table discussion over sandwiches, chatting openly about the turmoil surrounding the football program. As Hart sees it, the solution lies not in change but in consistency.

"When you look at championship programs, what you see is stability," Hart said, "And there has been too much transition in leadership positions. But we are on our way to establishing stability."

In the hire of UT's newest coach, Hart believes he has found that stability.

"I think we got the right guy in Butch Jones," Hart said, citing his great "track record" and recruitment abilities. "This is where he wanted to be."

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