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Our mission is to educate and train persons for professional practice and for leadership
roles in the social services and in the social work profession.

Spotlight on Faculty

Associate Professor of Social Work Matthew Theriot, who successfully led the effort to develop UT’s new Experience Learning initiative, has been named Associate Provost for Teaching and Learning Innovation. He will oversee implementation of Experience Learning and oversee the Tennessee Teaching and Learning Center.


The new post is a three-year appointment involving 50 percent of his time. Matthew will continue in the College of Social Work 50% time and will continue as Director of the PhD programs.

Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor Susan D. Martin said, “[Theriot] is a natural fit for this new role and will be an asset to our team as we work to reach our goals for improving teaching and learning on our campus.”


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