MARTIN, Tenn. – Dr. Charles Smith, former chancellor of the University of Tennessee at Martin, will discuss his recently published memoir, “Journal of a Fast Track Life,” at 5 p.m., Sept. 13, in the Paul Meek Library.
Smith served as the university’s fifth chancellor from 1980-1985 and is a former Tennessee commissioner of education as well as a previous chancellor of the Tennessee Board of Regents. He served in President George W. Bush’s administration as executive director of the Nation’s Report Card and has held leadership roles in education, journalism, and both state and federal government.
His book focuses on lessons learned from a number of high-level mentors and professional guides across three industries. Some research for the book was conducted at the Paul Meek Library. Smith will discuss his experiences and sign copies of his book during the event. He will also be available to take questions from the audience.
For more information, contact the Paul Meek Library at 731-881-7060.