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University of Tennessee

Location: Knoxville, Tennessee

Founded: 1794

ORAU Member since: 1946 (Charter Member)

Member Councilor: Bruce LaMattina

Enrollment: 28,052 (fall 2016)

Mission Statement:

The primary mission of UT is to move forward the frontiers of human knowledge and enrich and elevate the citizens of the state of Tennessee, the nation, and the world. As the preeminent research-based, land-grant university in the state, UT embodies the spirit of excellence in teaching, research, scholarship, creative activity, outreach, and engagement attained by the nation’s finest public research institutions.

Website: University of Tennessee