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  • FedEx founder to speak at Global Supply Chain Forum- October 27th, 2014

    Frederick W. Smith, founder, chairman and chief executive officer of FedEx Corporation, will join the Haslam College of Business’s Supply Chain Forum as its keynote speaker on Wednesday, Nov. 12. Smith will draw on decades of experience building FedEx to discuss trends and challenges in supply chain management from 2:15-3:15…

  • T. Boone Pickens talks success with Haslam students- October 27th, 2014

    American business magnate and financier T. Boone Pickens participated in a roundtable discussion with Haslam College of Business students on October 14. Pickens addressed a range of topics in a question and answer session held at the Howard H. Baker Center on the Knoxville campus. He met with students from…

  • Boyd Venture Challenge Accepting Applications- October 22nd, 2014

    The Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation is now accepting applications for the Boyd Venture Challenge, a seed fund grant that awards up to $20,000 to student-owned startup companies each fall and spring semester. The Boyd Venture Challenge is open to any early-stage company owned by a UT student. To…

  • UT Business Students Host Fifth Annual Barefoot 5K and Festival on Oct. 26- October 21st, 2014

    The fifth annual Barefoot Benefit is set for Sunday, Oct. 26. Haslam College of Business students host the festival and fun run/walk as part of a service-learning course. Proceeds from the day’s events benefit Samaritan Place, an emergency shelter for the elderly. The festival begins at 1 p.m. along the…

  • Morris selected to SEC leadership program- October 15th, 2014

    Associate Dean Lane Morris was selected as one of 49 SEC representatives for the 2014-15 Southeastern Conference Academic Leadership Development Program. Established in 2008, the SEC Academic Leadership Development Program identifies, prepares, fosters and advances academic leadership. It allows SEC faculty the unique opportunity to address academic and administrative challenges…

  • Featured Research: Appointments of Academic Directors- October 15th, 2014

    Tracie Woidtke, J. White, H. Black and R. Schweitzer Journal of Corporate Finance   Labor markets for corporate directors remain competitive as companies seek to fill their boards with a variety of backgrounds and expertise. Woidtke and her co-authors examine the role that academics have on corporate boards and how…

  • T. Boone Pickens Hosts Student Roundtable- October 8th, 2014

    T. Boone Pickens, American business magnate, will participate in a roundtable with students from the Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He will be available for interviews before the event begins.  Media availability is set for 1:15-1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 14, in the reading room…

  • In Historic Move, UT Names College of Business for James A. Haslam II- October 2nd, 2014

    KNOXVILLE—For the first time in its history, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has named a college in recognition of an alumnus and donor. The Haslam family, of Knoxville, announced today a landmark gift of $50 million to the UT College of Business Administration. The gift was made in honor of…

  • In the News: UT Emerging Leaders Series- October 2nd, 2014

    Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter A new leadership training program offered by the College of Business Administration that is intended to ease the leadership bind some companies face in the wake of the Great Recession has caught the attention of the media. Several media outlets highlighted the Emerging Leaders Series.…