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June Virtual Event: Everywhere You Look, UT
June 10, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Join AMA Knoxville for a special virtual event with one of our most prominent community leaders. University of Tennessee System President, Randy Boyd will lead a discussion about the impact the UT System has across our state and how system branding efforts reinforce its land-grant mission. $10 members / $15 non-members / $5 students
Registrants will receive the private Zoom link prior to the event.
Key takeaways for attendees will include:
- The impact the UT System has across our state
- How system branding efforts reinforce its land-grant mission
ABOUT THE SPEAKER:
Randy Boyd was appointed president of the University of Tennessee by the UT Board of Trustees March 27, 2020, following a sixteen-month period as interim president. As UT’s 26th president, Boyd serves as the chief executive officer of a statewide university system that includes the flagship campus in Knoxville, campuses in Chattanooga and Martin, the Health Science Center in Memphis, the Space Institute in Tullahoma, and statewide institutes of agriculture and public service.
Boyd is also the founder and chairman of Radio Systems Corp., a Knoxville-based business. They have more than 800 employees, offices in six countries and produce pet related products under the brand names PetSafe, Invisible Fence and SportDOG.
Through his philanthropy, Boyd also supports the Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research and the Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation’s Boyd Venture Challenge seed grant program for student entrepreneurs, both through the Haslam College of Business at UT Knoxville.
ABOUT THE UT SYSTEM:
The University of Tennessee System is a statewide system of higher education with campuses in Knoxville, Chattanooga, Martin and Memphis; the UT Space Institute in Tullahoma; the UT Institute of Agriculture with a presence in every Tennessee county; and the statewide Institute for Public Service. The UT System manages Oak Ridge National Laboratory through its UT-Battelle partnership; enrolls about 50,000 students statewide; produces about 10,000 new graduates every year; and represents more than 387,000 alumni around the world.