1973 – 1989
Jack Reese Chancellorship
Counting his 16 years of service as UT’s third chancellor from 1973 to 1989, Jack E. Reese was a member of the university community for more than 38 years. His previous positions included associate vice chancellor for academic affairs and associate dean for graduate studies. Reese came to UT in 1961 as an English instructor, and he returned to the classroom after he stepped down as chancellor. Reese directed the College Scholars Program and taught for 10 years before becoming professor emeritus in 1999. He died in 2005.