As a famous leader of Congress once said, “All politics is local.”  No truer words exist when it comes to grassroots advocacy.  

Reminding elected officials about how UT impacts their home communities is key in making your case for their support. The map below shows a glimpse of UT’s presence in all 95 counties in Tennessee. Click on each county for UT’s economic impact, outreach, student and alumni information.


The calculated Outreach and Engagement figure is the combined total of contacts, requests for assistance, personnel trained, and volunteer contacts from the statewide Institute of Agriculture, Institute for Public Service, and UT Extension. These numbers will be updated as more data is reported and made available from campus outreach and engagement activity.

TN.gov links