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Campaign Continues its Successful Journey


When the University of Tennessee launched the “Join the Journey” fundraising campaign at the start of 2012, the Tickle College of Engineering established a goal of $150 million, funds that were planned to invigorate the college, expand facilities, provide student scholarships and faculty support, and cement its place as a driving force at UT and beyond.

Although the original target date was 2020, by 2017 the college had already surpassed its original goal and extended its aim to $200 million, with an end-of-2021 deadline. The campaign currently sits at the $211 million mark, though several individual targets remain.

Included in this remarkable run of success are the addition of two buildings, with a third in the construction phase, the creation of new initiatives and programs, and the naming of the college itself.

As the campaign marches on toward its wrap-up at the end of 2021, here is a look at what has been raised, where it has gone, and how it has transformed the college.


Campaign Support

Capital Campaign Breakdown Chart

  • » $6,750,000
    Faculty fellowships
  • » $19,771,965
    College and department funds
  • » $33,055,871
    Faculty support
  • » $41,390,695
    Scholarship and fellowship support
  • » $110,148,586
    Capital projects and programs





Fellowship and Scholarship Support

Fellowship and Scholarship Support Dot Graph

  • » 214
    Scholarships and fellowship funds supported
  • » 166
    Faculty funds supported
  • » 140
    Student funds supported

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