Since its inception in 1981, the Leadership Institute has graduated more than 800 participants. Some participants are invited back to become facilitators. Many Leadership Institute alumni have furthered their careers at the University after completing training.

Keith Carver

Chancellor, UT Martin
(Former Executive Assistant to the UT System President)


Ed Cortez

Professor Emeritus, School of Information Sciences, UT Knoxville


Joe DiPietro

President, UT System


Linda Francisco

Former Executive Director, Human Resources, UT System


Dick Gourley

Former President, UT Research Foundation
Former Dean, College of Pharmacy


Joe Johnson

President Emeritus, UT System


Sara Phillips

Former Assistant Vice President of Human Resources,
UT System


Cheryl Scheid

Former Vice Chancellor for Academic, Faculty, and Student Affairs,
UT Health Science Center