UT Advocacy is the official grassroots network of the University of Tennessee.
Our UT Advocates are thousands of alumni, employees, students and friends who believe in the University’s value to all Tennesseans and share that message with elected officials. We believe that your voice matters, and together, we can make a difference. Become an advocate today.

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Impact Tennessee: Fall Advocacy Event Series Begins for UT Alumni

A new advocacy event series has launched this fall for UT alumni across the state.  Join University of Tennessee President Dr. Joe DiPietro and his special advisor, Phillip Fulmer, along with other special guests to learn how your story and the story of all UT campuses and institutes can impact Tennessee for the greater good. … Continued

UT Legislative Interns from 2017

UT Office of Government Relations and Advocacy Seeks Public Policy Intern

The University of Tennessee Office of Government Relations & Advocacy is seeking a dynamic legislative/public policy intern for the 2018 spring semester.  This is an opportunity for a graduate or undergraduate student with an interest in the intersection of higher education policy and politics to gain unique experience in both federal and state government relations … Continued


The 2017 Legislative Session in Review

The first session of the 110th General Assembly adjourned on May 10, 2017.  The adjournment was roughly three weeks later than initially anticipated, largely due to negotiations surrounding the Governor’s IMPROVE Act.  Overall, it was a very positive session for the University of Tennessee System. For the second year in a row, the higher education … Continued

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