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October 19, 2017 | Tom Ballard

Here’s full text of Chancellor Davenport’s comments at last week’s investiture

UT KnoxvilleIf you wanted to read the full text of the comments by the new Chancellor of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville at her investiture last week, here’s a link. You’ll find statements such as these that should be important words to our readers:

  • “We must and are creating an innovation hub for our generation of makers.”
  • “We must encourage entrepreneurship, experimentation, undergraduate research, internships, start-ups, co-ops.”
  • “We must be partners in creating a culture of innovation, a culture of prosperity, a culture of economic development, a culture of hope and possibility, a culture of kindness, caring and compassion—by eliminating health and educational disparities and increasing affordable housing, food sources, sustainable resources and places where both old and young can live and work.”

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