UT Foundation

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Give the future a jump start.

Donor Stories

Planting Seeds of Service

“I had scholarships throughout my pharmacy education,” Dick Gourley says. “I couldn’t have made it without them." more »

Dick Gourley

Student & Faculty Stories

Passing the Torch of Teacher Excellence

Beth Scripa, who graduated summa cum laude in May with a bachelor’s degree in Spanish, is the 2012 recipient of the Claxton Medallion Award. more »

Beth Scripa

Results & Initiatives Stories

Lifetime of Loyalty to Nursing

“I always knew the Lord was leading me to be of service to others,” says Dianne Greenhill more »

Dianne Greenhill

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With state funding steadily declining, private gifts allow the university to continue to improve our programs, recruit better students, retain the best faculty, and in the end, enhance the future of our state.

About the foundation

Giving Facts


State funding has decreased 23% since 2009.


Less than 30% of UT’s funding comes from the state.


UT has more than 335,000 alumni worldwide


donors supported the Campaign for Tennessee.