The UT Systemwide strategic plan establishes a vision and direction for success. Clearly defined goals ensure good stewardship and purposeful use of resources. The plan is also used to help identify potential risks and opportunities for UT and where important investments are needed.


Strategic Pillars

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Serving all Tennesseans and beyond through education, discovery and outreach that enables strong economic, social and environmental well-being.


Greatest Decade in the History of the University of Tennessee.

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Be One UT Values


Clear values help ensure that all employees are working toward the same goals. Core values support the University’s vision and shape its culture. Every single business decision should be aligned with these values. These values are intended to shape culture across the system and build purpose, improve team cohesion and create a sense of shared commitment in the workplace.

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Campus and Institute Strategic Plans


University of Tennessee Knoxville Strategic Plan

UT Knoxville

University of Tennessee Chattanooga Strategic Plan

UT Chattanooga

University of Tennessee Southern Strategic Plan

UT Southern

University of Tennessee Martin Strategic Plan

UT Martin

University of Tennessee Health Science Strategic Plan

UT Health Science Center

Institute for Public Service Strategic Plan

Institute for Public Service