Alexander Statement on the Passing of Former UT Chancellor, Dr. John Quinn

Posted on October 9, 2018

WASHINGTON, October 9, 2018 – United States Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) released the following statement on the passing of former University of Tennessee Knoxville Chancellor, Dr. John Quinn:

“When he came to Knoxville from Brown University, John Quinn’s extraordinary scholarship and strong administrative skills brought increased distinction to the University of Tennessee. Honey and I prized knowing John and his wife, Betsy. They became greatly respected members of the UT family.”

Alexander served as president of the University of Tennessee when Dr. Quinn became chancellor of the Knoxville campus.