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Last Lecture with Chancellor Cheek

Join the Baker Center and the UT Mortar Board as we present the Last Lecture with Chancellor Cheek.

The 7th chancellor of the University of Tennessee, Jimmy Cheek set a goal in 2009 for UT to become a Top 25 public research university. This initiative sparked great change in the university’s delivery of core services that include student advising, tutoring, mentoring, and other support. Dr. Cheek has also led an effort to enhance relationships with existing partners, including Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and to create new relationships that broaden our reach and enhance opportunities for faculty, staff, students and the state of Tennessee.

In partnership with UT Mortar Board, we are pleased to offer this event which is patterned after Dr. Randy Pausch’s Last Lecture in 2007. Dr. Cheek will share his thoughts about life, career and education — thoughts he might share if it were his last lecture — as he sits down for an interview with UT Mortar Board president and vice president, William Fredebeil and Abby Link.

Free & open to the public!

If you missed this lecture, you can watch it online here:

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