UTC’s State Of The University Address To Highlight Achievements And Goals

Friday, September 7, 2018

On Friday, Sept. 14, UTC Chancellor Steven Angle will present his annual State of the University address. In his remarks, he will detail accomplishments achieved over the past year at the university and discuss plans for the future.

Open to the public, the State of the University begins at noon and will take place at the newly-opened West Campus Residence Hall. Tours of the impressive facility will take place after Chancellor Angle finishes his remarks. He will be available for interviews after the address.

Among noteworthy milestones of the past 12 months that Chancellor Angle will discuss:

  • Top performance: UTC is the state’s best-performing university on Complete College Tennessee Act metrics for the last four consecutive years.
  • Record fundraising: The University of Chattanooga Foundation hit all-time highs of $135.5 million in endowments and $57.1 million in donations, pledges and gifts in fiscal 2017-2018.
  • Growing research: Research and sponsored programs funding for fiscal 2018 reached $12,075,666, a 20 percent increase from 2017.
  •  Degree productivity: The number of UTC degrees awarded has climbed more than 10 percent since 2013—from 2,260 to 2,489 in 2018.

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