Athletic Department Quick Facts
- President: Dr. Joe DiPietro
- Chancellor: Dr. Jimmy Cheek
- Vice Chancellor/Director of Athletics: Dave Hart
- Chairman, Executive Committee, Athletics Board:Dr. Donald Bruce
- NCAA/SEC Faculty Rep: Dr. Donald Bruce
- Location: Knoxville, Tenn.
- Founded: 1794
- Nickname: Volunteers
- Colors: Orange (PMS 151) and White
- Band: Pride of the Southland
To inspire and support our student-athletes in the pursuit of comprehensive excellence.
To represent the University of Tennessee among the nation's premier athletics programs by developing student-athletes who graduate, compete for championships and conduct themselves in a first-class manner, honoring and fulfilling the Volunteer spirit.
- Integrity without compromise
- National leadership
- Service to our students, fans, and community
- Personal accountability
- Inclusion and respect for the individual
- Relentless competitiveness
- Excellence in education