Donde Plowman is the 9th Chancellor of University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Prior to that role she served as Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Academic Officer for 2 ½ years at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Dean of the College of Business for 6 ½ years at University at Nebraska-Lincoln. She served as Department Head of Management at UTK form 2007-1020. She has taught and written extensively on organizational change, leadership, and decision making. She has served on several corporate boards and currently serves on the UT-Battelle Board of Governors, University Health Systems, Inc. Board of Directors, and the UT Foundation Board of Directors.