Dr. Keith Carver has been chosen to serve as the 11th chancellor of the University of Tennessee at Martin. His tenure as chancellor at UT Martin began on January 3, 2017.
Entering his twentieth year of service at the University of Tennessee, Carver previously served as executive assistant to the president January 2011 to December 2016. Prior to that, he held roles at UT campuses in Knoxville, Martin and Memphis, including serving as interim vice chancellor for development and alumni affairs at the UT Health Science Center in Memphis and assistant vice chancellor for development at UT Martin. He held several positions at UT Knoxville including assistant director and director of development and alumni affairs for the College of Law, program director for the Office of Student Activities and co-director of TeamVOLS (community outreach and service program).
Carver has a bachelor’s degree in sociology from the University of Memphis, a master’s degree in college student personnel and educational leadership from UT Knoxville and a doctoral degree from UT Knoxville. His doctoral dissertation was titled, “A Study of Presidential Derailment in Public Research Universities.”
Keith and his wife, Hollianne, are the parents of a daughter, Carson, and two sons, Jack Thomas (J.T.) and Britton.
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Chancellor's Honor Roll
The outstanding academic achievements of undergraduate students at the University of Tennessee at Martin have been honored with publication of the Summer 2016 Chancellor's out of state Honor Roll and Summer 2016 Chancellor's in state Honor Roll.