Alumna Endows Professorship in Honor of Her Father Andy Holt
Ann Skadberg, left, and Julia Jaekel
In honor of late UT President Andy Holt, his daughter Ann Skadberg and her husband Dean, have established the Andrew D. Holt Endowed Professorship in the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences.
Julia Jaekel, associate professor in the Department of Child and Family Studies, has been named the first recipient of this honor.
“I am deeply grateful for having been selected as the inaugural recipient of the Andrew D. Holt Professorship,” said Jaekel. “Since my arrival at UT in 2015, I have heard many wonderful testimonies of the outstanding achievements and treasured memories of Dr. Holt, and I will strive to carry on his mission of academic excellence and dedication to teaching, service, and research.”
2018-19 Community Engagement Incentive Grant Winners
As part of UT’s commitment to community engagement and the scholarship of academic outreach, five faculty and staff members have been selected to receive Community Engagement Incentive Grants through the Office of Community Engagement and Outreach.
These grants provide funding for proposals that enhance the public engagement mission of the university. They are allocated through a competitive annual process, subject to both academic and community peer review. Panelists’ decisions were based on the proposal’s benefit and impact on the university, community, academic scholarship, and sustainability.
Click here to see the projects that will begin July 1, 2018 and run through June 30, 2019.