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Supply Chain Management


  • Chip Bryant, longtime UT fundraiser, has been named interim vice-chancellor for alumni affairs. He currently serves as executive director of development for the Haslam College of Business and as director of campus wide campaigns.
  • Graduate programs in supply chain management in the Haslam College of Business have been ranked second in the nation in a July 14 report by Gartner (a leading industry research company).
  • Joseph Lengyel, Air Force general and UT graduate, has been confirmed by the Senate for a promotion to four star general. Upon his promotion he will also become chief of the National Guard Bureau, leading 453,000 soldiers and airmen and becoming a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
  • The Humanities Center has announced a new class of fellows for the coming academic year consisting of six faculty members and four advanced doctoral graduate students from Arts and Sciences departments who will spend the year researching and completing work on a wide array of topics.

Haslam College of Business has been ranked the third best program in the world by SCM World’s University 100.

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Chad Autry

The program climbed eight spots, up from eleventh in 2015, to just behind Michigan State and Pennsylvania State. UT received the top ranking overall in logistics.

“This is a huge leap for our program, but not a surprise,” said Chad Autry, head of the marketing and supply chain department. “Our faculty puts out relevant, innovative research and teaches students to make an impact after graduation. Where we were lacking before was industry exposure, but that is rapidly changing.”

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