If you look around the campus of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, you will find a message chiseled for eternity into the stone of our structures. We shall achieve. It s a bold commitment that guides us in everything we do and tells the world what to expect from our campus and our graduates.
When the Methodist Episcopal Church began to explore the possibilities of developing a central university in the South, Chattanoogans came forward to work with the church in this effort and became UTC. Since its founding as Chattanooga University in 1886, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga has developed an institutional excellence on a blend of private and public traditions of higher education.
For 83 years, the University was private. Three years after its founding, the University consolidated with another religious church-related school, East Tennessee Wesleyan University at Athens, under the name of Grant University. In 1907, University of Chattanooga became the name.
In 1969, the University of Chattanooga and a junior college, Chattanooga City College, merged and affiliated with the University of Tennessee, one of the oldest land-grant universities and became UTC. Pledged to the service of nation's, the University of Tennessee has become a statewide system of higher education comprised of four primary campuses. UTC's mandate was to focus its resources on excellence in undergraduate education and in selected areas of graduate study.
Why Work at UTC?
UTC provides our campus employees with several elements to help them grow and achieve. From competitive benefits to a sense of community, your career at UTC will help you advance and succeed!
The University of Tennessee Chattanooga is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.