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Development Team

Experience Learning was developed by a team of faculty, staff, and students that represented different parts of the university community.

Team Members

Matthew Theriot (Chair)
Associate Provost for Teaching and Learning Innovation
Associate Professor, College of Social Work

Mary Albrecht
Associate Vice Provost for Accreditation, Office of the Provost & Senior Vice Chancellor

Julia Ross
Student Member (2014-2015)

Taylor Odle
Student Member (2013-2014)

Emily Walling
Former Administrative Specialist, Office of the Provost & Senior Vice Chancellor

Research Group

Sherry Cable (Chair)
Professor, Department of Sociology, College of Arts & Sciences

Elizabeth Burman
Director of Community Engagement and Outreach, Office of Research & Engagement

Chuck Collins
Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, College of Arts & Sciences

Brent Lamons
Director of Advising, College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources

Bill Park
Professor and Undergraduate Coordinator, Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics, College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources

Dulcie Peccolo
Director of the Student Services Center, College of Education, Health & Human Sciences

Anton Reece
Executive Director, Student Success Center

Teresa Walker
Associate Professor and Head, Department of Learning, Research, & Engagement, University of Tennessee Libraries

Writing Group

Michael Palenchar (Chair)
Associate Professor, School of Advertising and Public Relations, College of Communication & Information

Amy Blakely
Assistant Director, Media Relations

Kelly Ellenburg
Director, Office of Service-Learning, Office of the Provost & Senior Vice Chancellor

John Koontz
Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Cellular, & Molecular Biology, College of Arts & Sciences

Tricia Stuth
Associate Professor, School of Architecture, College of Architecture & Design

Lisa Yamagata-Lynch
Associate Professor, Department of Educational Psychology & Counseling, College of Education, Health & Human Sciences

Assessment Group

Gary Skolits (Chair)
Associate Professor, College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences and Director, Institute for Assessment and Evaluation

Stan Guffey
Senior Lecturer, Division of Biology and Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, College of Arts and Sciences

Dottie Habel
Professor and Director, School of Art, College of Arts & Sciences

Michael McFall
Assistant Director, Office of Institutional Research & Assessment

Sandy Mixer
Assistant Professor, College of Nursing

Susan Riechert
Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, College of Arts & Sciences; Co-Director of VolsTeach

Resources Group

Annette Ranft (Chair)
Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor, College of Business Administration

Betsy Adams
Assistant Provost of Academic Resources, Office of the Provost & Senior Vice Chancellor

Bill Dunne
Associate Dean for Research Technology and Professor, College of Engineering

John Haas
Interim Director and Associate Professor, School of Communication Studies, College of Communication & Information

Jon Levin
Professor, Department of Physics & Astronomy, College of Arts & Sciences

Melissa Shivers
Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Life and Dean of Students, Division of Student Life


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