Two Milestone Appointments at the University of Tennessee

The University of Tennessee has appointed Joan Cronan as interim vice chancellor and director of athletics. Cronan has been director of women’s athletics at the university since 1983. She is the former president of the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics.

The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport at the University of Central Florida’s College of Business Administration reports that only 8.3 percent of athletics directors at colleges and universities in the NCAA’s Division I are women.

The university also named Theresa M. Lee as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, effective January 1, 2012. She is currently chair of the department of psychology at the University of Michigan. She has been on the psychology department faculty at the University of Michigan since 1988.

Dr. Lee is a graduate of Indiana University. She holds a Ph.D. in biopsychology from the University of Chicago.

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