Professor Named Chancellor of Academy of American Poets
Joy Harjo, the John C. Hodges Chair of Excellence in English, has been appointed to the Board of Chancellors for the Academy of American Poets.
In this position, Harjo joins a list of some of the country’s most established poets, including W.H. Auden, Adrienne Rich, John Ashbery, and Elizabeth Bishop. She is the first Native American poet to be named a chancellor since the board was first formed in 1946.
UT Wins Eight CASE Awards
The University of Tennessee has won eight awards in the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District III awards competition.
CASE’s District III includes Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia.